We’re breaking new ground

Axis Construction Law is not your run of the mill law firm. Just like you, we enjoy working and being part of the construction industry. That is why we are invested in your success and will stand behind our work to help you get back on firm ground with any legal issues you face.

We understand that you just want to knuckle down, get back to work, and focus on what you do best. We are here to help you sort through the dramas quickly and effectively and get back to it.

When you work in construction, you have enough on your plate without needing to worry about the complex legal issues surrounding your industry.

When you need legal advice to solve a dispute or some expert help to steer you through tough times, turn to the industry experts for straight-up, honest, hands-on solutions. We are specialists in construction law. 

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Straight-up, honest, effective legal advice

The team at Axis Construction Law are masters at solving complex issues within the construction industry.

Our lawyers have a combined legal experience of over four decades – in New Zealand, London, and Hong Kong – within which they have built their construction expertise and honed their knowledge.

After working for both large law firms and in-house, we decided it was time for a change.

Axis Construction Law is a specialised firm created to bring a fresh new option to the market and are 100 percent focused on construction.

As a specialist firm, we offer a personalized, efficient service with a fast turnaround. We respond quickly to your needs and commit to high-quality results without charging the earth.

Our People

Our people are our foundation. We work hard to put people first, both from a team and culture viewpoint and our clients. We are one team that consists of....

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Scott Russell Managing Director

Scott started his career at Bell Gully, where his first job was working on the longest running construction litigation case in New Zealand...

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David van Hout Director

David has almost 15 years’ experience as a litigator and has appeared in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court...

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Amanda South Senior Solicitor

After graduating in the UK with an LLB (Hons) in Law and a postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice, Amanda threw caution to...

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Karen Chow Senior Solicitor

Karen migrated to New Zealand in 2001 but was born and raised in Malaysia.  For many years, Karen accompanied her developer dad...

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