Senior Solicitor, Auckland

Andy Dysart

Andy Dysart



Andy specialises in commercial contracting with a focus on technology procurement, licensing, and consumer terms and conditions.

His expertise includes drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements, with an emphasis on plain English drafting and a commitment to finding simple, practical solutions to complex issues.  He has also provided strategic advice on a range of government procurement projects, including reviewing procurement plans, tender documentation, and assisting with bidder evaluation.

Andy has advised some of New Zealand's largest government departments and agencies, as well as private companies and not-for-profit NGOs.

Work highlights

Advising the New Zealand Customs Service

on various projects to procure scanning and detection equipment

Advising the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

on several large-scale procurement projects while seconded as internal commercial legal counsel

Assisting the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

with the refurbishment of its suite of commercial contract templates

Advising New Zealand Post and its affiliates

on a range of issues relating to licensing of unique proprietary software, procurement of IT solutions, and commercial carrier contracts

Advising Waka Kotahi

on numerous licensing and IT solution procurement matters

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