Special Counsel, Christchurch

Bassam Maghzal

Bassam Maghzal



Bassam is a highly driven commercial lawyer specialising in infrastructure and construction projects with extensive experience delivering solution focused legal advice on a variety of complex projects across all industry sectors.

Work highlights

Advising two of New Zealand's biggest airports on

runway maintenance and taxiway widening contracts and the construction of hotels, car parks and retail developments

Advising two tertiary educational institutions

on the construction and leasing of student accommodation buildings, lecturing and student facilities buildings and administration building contracts

Advising on contracts

for repairing underwater sections of seawall akmon armour, breakwater shortening and berth pocket dredging works and pile rehabilitation contracts

Advising on the procurement, reinstatement and rebuild

of multiple heritage buildings (including cathedral buildings) after damage caused by the Canterbury earthquakes

Advising on the procurement and installation

of turbines for multiple large hydro and geothermal projects

Advising one of the biggest residential group builders

on all facets of its business