Important COVID-19 Update: specialist service launched for commercial lease disputes


9 April 2020: In light of increasing demand, NZDRC has today launched a new reduced cost and fixed fee arbitration and mediation service to assist parties to commercial leases who find themselves in a dispute as to their payment obligations due to the ongoing lockdown.

Further information may be found here or by contacting our Registry staff.

He waka eke noa.

Scott Galloway

Scott Galloway

Service: Mediation, Expert Determination, Early Neutral Evaluation

Area of Expertise: Administrative/Public Sector, Building and Construction, Commercial, Consumer, Farming and Dairy, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate


Scott Galloway is a partner at Hazelton Law in Wellington and specialises in the fields of construction and insurance law.

Scott has extensive experience acting as counsel for parties in relation to claims regarding defective work and design, weathertightness issues, tender issues, claims brought by apartment owners and disputes for professional bodies.

Scott is the Lloyd’s representative in New Zealand, a member of the Insurance Council and Insurance Law Association and the Society of Construction Law.