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Jesse Savage | Norris Ward McKinnon

Jesse Savage

Senior Associate

Practice Areas

Jesse deals with all aspects of civil litigation, including commercial and contractual disputes. He has a particular interest in property disputes and has appeared in several high value commercial lease arbitrations and High Court proceedings. Jesse also has a specialist knowledge in equitable and specialist remedies, having acted for clients in obtaining freezing orders, search orders and sale orders for property.

Jesse prides himself in providing practical advice, getting to the heart of the problem and finding a solution that suits the needs of the particular client. He regularly represents clients in a wide range of specialist areas, including the following:

• commercial property and lease issues, including Public Works Act issues and rent reviews
• contractual issues
• consumer law disputes and warranty issues
• Construction and land use disputes
• Judicial review and public law matters
• Debt collection; Negotiation, Mediation and Court work
• Insolvency, Tax disputes and Tax compromises

Jesse is a Council member on the New Zealand Law Society Council for the Waikato Bay of Plenty and prior to his career in the law lived in Japan for 12 years. While there he worked as a Japanese-English translator.