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Timothy Bates
Tim is the Principal at Legal Vision.  Tim has 22 years’ experience, and has practiced primarily in New Zealand but also in the United Kingdom.  He has appeared extensively in the District Courts and High Court of New Zealand as well as the Weathertight Homes Tribunal.  He has significant alternative dispute resolution experience and in particular mediation, arbitration and Construction Contract Adjudication.  Tim is the monthly columnist in the Master Builder’s publication Building Today which he has been writing in for the last 10 years.  Tim has presented seminar papers in construction law themed conferences in the last five years.  He is known and understood to be an expert in construction law matters by his colleagues within the profession.