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 (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.

David Clark


Service: Adjudication, Arbitration, Arb-Med, Mediation

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

David practises primarily in Civil and Commercial Litigation and also acts as a Commercial Mediator and Arbitrator.

He has been involved in a number of complex litigation cases in many legal forums and practises with a particular emphasis on property and commercial disputes, construction litigation, statutory and regulatory compliance and enforcement, employment law, franchises and intellectual property protection.

He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Arbitrators, a Panel Mediator for the Weathertight Homes Resolutions Service, the New Zealand Disputes Resolution Service and The International Court of Arbitration – Sport.

He also is involved in a number of governance roles; he is the former chair of the Building Practitioners Board, Board Member for Youthtown New Zealand and former chair of the New Zealand Electrical Disputes Resolution Service.