18 August 2021 | IMPORTANT NOTICE


In line with Ministry of Health guidance, our staff are currently working remotely. They remain available to assist and it is business as usual. However, we ask that wherever possible you contact us online or by email to registrar@buildingdisputestribunal.co.nz.

If you need to courier documents, please contact our Registry staff in the first instance to confirm the appropriate delivery details.

He waka eke noa.

Andrew Hazelton

LLB(Hons) | MSc (Construction Law) | F.A.M.I.N.Z.

Service: Adjudication, Arbitration, Mediation, Expert Determination, Early Neutral Evaluation

Area of Expertise: Residential Construction, Commercial and Industrial Construction, Infrastructure and Civil Works, Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Design

Andrew has over 25 years professional experience in construction and engineering law. He was admitted Barrister & Solicitor of New Zealand High Court in 1995 and a Solicitor Supreme Court of England & Wales 1990. He holds and MSc (Construction Law and Arbitration) from Kings College, London and is a Fellow of AMINZ, being awarded the Sir Ron Davison Award writing Award in the fellowship assessment programme of 2018.

Andrew was a founding member of the Society of Construction Law New Zealand, Vice President (2014-2016) and President (2016-2018).
From 2003 to 2015 he was a Member of the Chartered Professional Engineers Council and in that capacity sat as Chair of approximately 30 disciplinary appeals. In 2016 Engineering NZ awarded him the MacLean Citation for exceptional and distinguished service to the engineering profession.

Andrew was Honorary Solicitor to the New Zealand Specialist Trade Contractors Federation (2002-2016) and is also qualified as an Accredited Decision Maker (Commissioner) under the Resource Management Act.