Dean Russ - Partner

Dean Russ
Dean Russ - Managing Partner
LLB (Hons), University of Otago

Areas of expertise:

  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Insolvency
  • Construction law
  • Regulatory prosecutions

Dean heads up our Litigation practice. With his extensive experience in complex and high-value litigation, he acts for corporates and individuals throughout New Zealand. He advises on a wide range of commercial disputes; including construction, commercial property, company law, contract interpretation, estates, and earthquake-related matters. In addition to a broad civil litigation practice, Dean represents clients facing prosecution under the RMA, Building Act, Commerce Act, Fair Trading Act and other regulatory frameworks; as well as prosecuting for local authorities. He regularly appears in a range of Courts and tribunals, mediations and arbitrations.


265a Queen Street

PO Box 3029


New Zealand

More office details


Phone: (03) 543 8301

Fax: (03) 543 8302

Cell: 027 433 8741



Personal Assistant

Fiona McNab: