Building Dispute Tribunal
John is the founder and a Director of the New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre (NZDRC); the New Zealand International Arbitration Centre (NZIAC); the Building Disputes Tribunal (BDT); the New Zealand Family Dispute Resolution Centre (FDR Centre); and the BuildSafe Security of Payment Scheme – BuildSafe®. He is the Editor of BuildLaw® and ReSolution®.
John is a past President of AMINZ, a Past President of the Master Builders Association (Auckland) Inc. and a founding Council Member of the Society of Construction Law New Zealand Inc. He acted as a Weathertight Homes Adjudicator for nine years and has been appointed in more than 1,200 building, construction and infrastructure disputes over the past 27 years relating to residential, commercial and industrial construction projects, power stations, gas fields, manufacturing and processing plants, stadiums, hotels, land subdivisions, roading, railways, wharves, marinas, drainage, wastewater treatment plants, recycling plants, mining, services, and utilities, involving domestic and internationally based parties, complex technical and legal matters, and sums in dispute exceeding $100M.