Meet Scott Russell

Scott started his career at Bell Gully, where his first job was working on the longest running construction litigation case in New Zealand - CHH v Rolls Royce & Genesis. He was in court for almost 300 days which either scarred him for life or grew his love of construction law (or maybe a bit of both).

Scott then moved to London, where he was involved in major construction projects and disputes, including litigation relating to the Teeside power station, the largest gas fired power station in Europe, and the Maybourne Hotel Group in London, the billion dollar hotel empire of Patrick McKillen, as well as a variety of other construction related projects big and small.

On his return to New Zealand Scott founded his own law firm to provide direct and pragmatic advice to successfully manage projects and resolve all kinds of construction disputes. 

Scott has a demonstrated history of success in the private and public sector dealing with complex projects for national and international clients involving construction adjudication, arbitration, mediation and litigation. Having worked for external consultancy firms, in-house as head of litigation, and in the public sector for the Commerce Commission, Scott’s practical experience in working on all sides of the table has given him a unique ability to solve complex legal problems.

Outside of work, Scott enjoys traveling in the least sensible way possible, which has included driving a 7 horsepower moto-rickshaw 3,000km across India, mountain biking the Camino De Santiago 800 kms across France and Spain, hopping local buses the 10,000km length of South America, and riding in a truck 6,000km from Cape Town to Kenya.

Lets talk today.
Scott Russell
Managing Director

Phone: 020 409 69 751 or 09 242 2044 (0800 AXIS LAW) 
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