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I specialise in procurement advice and dispute avoidance, with over 35 years of major international project experience across all industries as a commercial mediator, construction adjudicator and domestic and international arbitrator.

John Walton

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John Walton is a technology, engineering and construction law specialist, domestic and international arbitrator, construction adjudicator and commercial mediator.

Recent projects and disputes have been in the energy sector, information and communications technology (ICT), transportation, local government, water & wastewater, telecommunications, health, property (including development and valuation disputes) and superyacht development.

John has been identified by Who’s Who Legal Construction for many years as a global leader in his field.  He is one of New Zealand’s leading construction arbitrators and adjudicators; a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London (CIArb); a Fellow of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ); Fellow of the Asia Institute for Alternative Dispute Resolution (AiADR); and a Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators (FIAM). 

John is the current President of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ).

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I specialise in procurement advice and dispute avoidance, with over 35 years of major international project experience across all industries as a commercial mediator, construction adjudicator and domestic and international arbitrator.

John Walton