Two New Zealand law firms have joined forces to help speed up the rebuilding process in Christchurch.
Anderson Lloyd and Kensington Swan have pooled their resources and formed an alliance to ensure Christchurch has access to leading infrastructure experts in consenting, property and construction law. Between them the law firms will offer eight resource management law partners, 13 property partners, and five construction partners.
According to the New Zealand Reserve Bank the reconstruction of Christchurch is expected to cost in the vicinity of NZ$30 billion. As a result, Christchurch will become one of the biggest construction sites in the southern hemisphere. “We have a strong presence in Christchurch, particularly in consenting and property law, and are looking forward to rebuilding our city with Kensington Swan,” said Anderson Lloyd chairman of partners, Warwick Deuchrass.
Both firms are committed to ensuring a seamless delivery of legal services so that clients will essentially be dealing with one firm, but will have access to senior experts from both. The alliance is confined to the provision of legal services relating to the rebuilding of Christchurch.
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