Stephen specialises in negotiation and documentation of commercial property transactions, development and construction advice, general commercial and contract advice, outsourcing and procurement advice. He acts for a number of government and private sector clients.
- LINZ accredited agent for Treaty of Waitangi matters
- Member of the New Zealand Society of Construction Law and NZILA
- Past Director of the Wellington City Council Venues Company
Advising Central Plains Water Limited
on the construction of Stage One of its irrigation scheme involving 16km canal and 150km pipe network
Acting for Massey University
on the tendering and construction of its Wellington Campus College of Creative Arts Complex. This building was completed on time and below budget.
Advising Wellington International Airport
on its car parking building and hotel construction and its recently completed international terminal project, runway and taxiway extensions, and critical baggage handling system upgrades
on tendering, construction procurement, negotiation of development agreement and anchor tenant lease for a major office building development
Acting for MetService
to negotiate procurement of specialised rain radar equipment, land easements, construction and commissioning of New Zealand wide chain of radar tower installations
Advising Weltec and Whitireia polytechnics
to negotiate construction development agreement and leases for the Performing Arts Centre, cuisine education centre and student hostel in Wellington