Bio

Understanding the legal nuances of construction projects, from tendering and contract drafting to project administration and dispute resolution, is important to ensure that projects run to schedule and within budget.

Sarah specialises exclusively in construction and infrastructure law. She uses her knowledge and experience to assist her clients in reducing risk and achieving commercially savvy solutions when challenges arise.

Sarah’s clients include contractors, consultants, subcontractors and principals. She has been involved in a variety of projects in both the public and private sector.

In 2023 Sarah was appointed as a National Councillor on the Governance Board for the National Association of Women in Construction, a role which recognises her acumen and pragmatic advice.

Recognition
Qualifications
  • LLM Hons, Corporate and Commercial Law – University of Auckland
  • LLB Hons – University of Otago
  • Admitted in New Zealand – 2014
Sarah Anderson
Expertise
Work highlights
  • Negotiation and drafting of an early road opening agreement for the $900M Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway.
  • Continuing project advice for Ninety-Four Feet in relation to the $250M Hotel Indigo project.
  • Negotiation and drafting of a design build contract for a new factory for Barker Fruit Processors.
  • Preparation of contracts for multi-unit residential builds for Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust.
  • Contract advice for Moddex NZ in relation to hand-rail and balustrade installation from roads to stadiums.
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