Meika McHardy

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Commercial Contracts and Business
Insolvency and Creditors Rights
Leaky Building Claims
Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Tribunals
Property, Building and Construction Disputes

Construction Law

Meika is a specialist in construction law, with complementary experience in building and construction disputes, property and leaky building claims. Meika is able to advise on complex and technical building issues. Her clients include builders, developers and homeowners. With an extensive knowledge of the Construction Contracts Act 2002, Meika is able to advise the best way forward.

Company and Business Law

Meika has experience in advising on a broad range of company and business law issues including: terms of trade, contracts for services, Fair Trading Act issues, as well as corporate restructuring and governance and Commerce Act advice.

Commercial Law

Meika is experienced in mergers, acquisitions, sale and purchase of shares and shareholder agreements. Her clients include business owners, directors and shareholders. She works closely with Geoff Hardy on many of his commercial matters.


Another area of complementary experience for Meika is her work in the commercial dispute realm. Her knowledge of this area extends to insolvency and creditors' rights including creditors' rights and remedies and security interest issues under the Personal Properties Securities Act 1999.

Meika holds an LLB(Hons) from University of Auckland and was awarded the Faculty of Law Dean's Award for Academic Excellence. She was admitted to the Bar in 2015. Prior to joining Martelli McKegg she was a Solicitor with Madison Hardy.

Prior to studying law, Meika was a professional Ballet dancer in Germany for many years. She has a Bachelors degree in Dance and is fluent in German.

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