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Commercial Law

Our team provides specialist legal advice to companies and business owners across a wide range of industries, on all aspects of business and commercial law. Our focus is providing custom-fit, workable solutions that are practical and goal oriented.

Construction Law

The commercial team at Davenports offer specialist expertise across all aspects of New Zealand construction law. We work with shareholders and directors of construction firms in order to maximise their opportunities and protect their assets.

A key aspect to consider for construction companies is the protection of directors and shareholders against potential liability. This may involve the use of family trusts, appropriate use of indemnities, and company structures best designed for asset protection.

We provide legal advice and guidance tailored to the construction sector such as:

  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • The Sale and Purchase of Shares
  • Financing
  • Directors’ Duties and Obligations
  • Construction Contracts
  • Subcontractor Agreements
  • Asset Lease Agreements
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Performance Bonds
  • Personal Property Securities Act
  • Dispute Resolution

Construction law can be wide-ranging and complex, involving multiple contracts, parties and regulations. The team at Davenports has the practical, real-world experience to advise you on all the legal aspects of your construction business or project. We’re here to help, contact us today.


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