Hazel is an associate in the national Dispute Resolution Team. She works primarily with Emily Walton and Richard Hern with a focus on insurance, and advises a range of clients, including both insurers and policyholders.
Hazel specialises in all areas of insurance law and has a particular interest in liability cover, third party recovery, material damage and indemnity advice. Hazel’s experience in earthquake and leaky building disputes has given her a good understanding of technical issues common in building disputes. Hazel also has experience working with and briefing expert witnesses for High Court proceedings.
Hazel has experience in construction disputes, with a comprehensive understanding of NZS:3910 and the Construction Contracts Act.
"I enjoy working with my clients to problem solve their issues to get the best possible outcomes for them."