Senior Solicitor, Auckland
Hugo specialises in litigation and dispute resolution; in particular, insolvency and debt recovery.
Acting as junior counsel for New Zealand Industrial Park
to appeal successfully a High Court decision and reinstate two restrictive covenants. The covenants prevent Synlait Milk from developing its NZ$280m infant formula manufacturing plant
Acting for the liquidators of the Forestlands Group of companies
including obtaining Court orders approving their appointment and directions approving the payment of an interim dividend
Acting for various banks and other institutions
to enforce loan and guarantee obligations