Matt Maling


LLB, University of Otago; MConstrLaw, University of Melbourne

Building and Construction, Infrastructure, and Construction Disputes

Matt is a specialist construction lawyer and leads Lane Neave’s building and construction team. He likes to engage early and gain a detailed understanding of his client’s drivers, project details, risks, and the market, in order to provide strategic project advice that is best for the project and the client’s particular needs.

Matt provides an ‘end to end’ service which includes risk analysis, advice as to procurement and project delivery methods, tendering, drafting project agreements, contract negotiations, and dispute avoidance and resolution.

His client’s include government, iwi, council controlled organisations, airports, universities, port companies, developers, homeowners and contractors.

Matt is a multiple construction law prize winner (University of Melbourne). He is a member of the Society of Construction Law New Zealand, associate member of AMINZ, and a board member of New Zealand Opera Limited.