Hayden is a specialist commercial mediator. He trained both in New Zealand and in the United States (Pepperdine University and Harvard University), and builds on his extensive experience as a litigator at Kensington Swan to help parties resolve complex civil, commercial and regulatory disputes. He frequently works as a mediator at the interface between the commercial world and Government.
Hayden takes a pragmatic and commercial approach to the resolution of disputes.
Hayden is the Vice-Chair of the Resolution Institute and is on the AMINZ Mediation Panel, as well as being a membership assessor for AMINZ. He has been a finalist for Mediator of the Year in the New Zealand Law Awards for the last three years.