Morgan Powell

Senior Associate Auckland

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Morgan acts for a wide range of clients in relation to commercial, insurance, and leasing disputes.

Morgan acts for a number of insurers in proceedings arising from the Canterbury earthquake sequence, including appearances before the High Court and representing clients at settlement meetings, mediations, and judicial settlement conferences.​

Work highlights

​EQC declaratory judgment
Acting for Southern Response Earthquake Services in the declaratory judgment proceeding commenced by EQC before the full bench of the High Court in relation to the interaction between the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 and a private insurance policy.

Southern Response Earthquake Services
Acting for Southern Response in High Court proceedings commenced by insureds in relation to the Canterbury earthquake sequence and providing advice to Southern Response in relation to its obligations under the insurance policy.