Specialist areas of practise:
Josh has a broad litigation practice with a focus in construction, property, insolvency, and contentious trusts and estates. He typically handles high value and complex matters and appears in hearings and trials at all levels of the New Zealand judicial system, as well as in arbitrations, mediations, and adjudications.
Josh is known as an accomplished advocate for clients who provides clear, concise, strategic advice based on his clients' objectives.
In the construction space he acts for developers, head contractors, consultants, and subcontractors on disputed matters that arise both during and following the course of construction, including issues relating to delay, extensions of time and liquidated damages, retentions and performance bonds, variations, and defective works or design. Josh also provides advice on the negotiation and drafting of construction contracts.
Josh is a member of the Society for Construction Law and the Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association of New Zealand, is a member of the Judicial Committee for the Canterbury Rugby Football Union and volunteers at Community Law.