Simon Ladd

Partner Auckland

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Simon has particular experience in competition investigations and proceedings, property and construction disputes, and insurance law. He has acted in many of the leading Commerce Commission cartel investigations and court proceedings over the last decade, including the timber preservative chemicals, packaging, gas insulated switchgear, air cargo, freight forwarding, and real estate investigations.

He represents defendants in large, multiparty construction disputes in the High Court and acts for a number of clients in property and leasing disputes. Simon is co-leader of Bell Gully's insurance practice and liaison partner for Suncorp Group.​

Work highlights

​Downer High Court construction disputes
Acting for Downer in multi​party construction litigation in the High Court, including acting on the resolution of the Sylvia Park shopping centre proceedings.

Stride Property arbitration
Acting for Stride Property in an arbitration concerning contractual and Resource Management Act obligations at the NorthWest shopping centre​ development.