Andrew specializes as a building expert in weathertightness and construction disputes. He regularly appears as an expert witness for plaintiff / claimants and defendants / respondents in Mediation and Judicial Settlement Conferences. Andrew has appeared as an expert witness in the High Court, the Weathertight Homes Tribunal and Arbitration.
With his background as a builder in the New Zealand building industry and previous experience as a Territorial Authority Building Inspector specializing in weathertightness, Andrew is uniquely positioned to comment on Council and industry practice within construction disputes.
Andrew has provided expert witness services in matters relating to residential housing, commercial buildings, multi-unit apartments, pre-purchase practices and Council practices. With such a broad range of expertise within the NZ Construction Industry he is frequently engaged by Insurers, Builders, Homeowners, Body Corporates and Contractors.
Andrew brings an approachable and friendly style to the work place. Andrew’s interests include spending time with his family, traveling and when time allows sailing on the Hauraki Gulf.