Russell Legal regularly handle complex commercial disputes through the District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Competition / Fair Trading

Former Senior Legal Counsel at Commerce Commission, expert in price fixing, cartels, mergers and Fair Trading prosecutions.


Acted in various NZ and international construction litigation & adjudications.


Former Head of Litigation at Virgin Media (UK) working across regulatory and commercial disputes. Deep experience in telecoms.


Acted for BNZ, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Visa Inc & Qatari Investment Authority, on wide variety of banking disputes.

General Commercial

Expert in breach of contract, breach of directors duties, debt recovery & general commercial disputes.

Insolvency / Trusts

Expert in acting for liquidated companies and creditors against various defendants including against auditors PwC and Deloitte & Trusts.

Russell Legal partner with our business and individual clients to achieve practical resolution to complex commercial disputes. We are constantly mindful that our clients are anxious about the litigation process, the cost, and the result. As such, we attempt to first resolve disputes without the need for protracted litigation, both informally and through alternative dispute resolution proceedings. However, when pre-litigation dispute resolution is not possible, we are prepared and equipped to aggressively prosecute or defend our clients’ rights through the Court system.

Auckland commercial disputes Lawyer

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