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.

Victoria Whitfield

BA, LLB (Hons)

Service: Arbitration, Arb-Med, Mediation

Area of Expertise:

Victoria Whitfield is a Barrister & Solicitor specialising in civil litigation and construction law. Prior to establishing her own practice, Victoria worked for leading law firms in both Auckland and Hamilton.

Victoria has worked closely with the Construction Contracts Act 2002, providing advice to homeowners, builders and subcontractors, and has been involved in a number of adjudications since the Act’s inception. She has authored a number of articles for the BRANZ publication, the Build magazine.

Victoria and her husband own a successful construction company operating in the greater Waikato area.