Hugh focuses on resolving competition and commercial disputes, including insurance, construction and regulatory matters.


A New Zealand qualified lawyer, Hugh joined Hausfeld in May 2023 with excellent experience gained as a litigation solicitor at Simpson Grierson in New Zealand and as an Associate Locum at Herbert Smith Freehills in London.

Hugh offers expertise in the full range of litigation-related tasks, including engaging in legal analysis and research, offering recommendations as part of the legal strategy and collating and organising witness evidence. He has consistently provided pro bono assistance throughout his career, for example Hugh volunteered at the Wellington Community Law Centre and Refugee and Immigration Legal Advice Service.


Hugh has acted for large scale organisations, authorities and individuals.