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Money Claims

Helping you get what’s owed to you. Recovering money owing on a contract for goods or services can be stressful, costly and time-consuming.

The McVeagh Fleming team has specialised skills and expertise in acting for both creditor and debtor in a range of legal services including debt recovery, securities enforcement, bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings.

Clients range from individuals to large corporates, both local and international. Over the years, we have developed an expertise and demonstrated success in money recovery, whether for an individual pursuing a debt or a company requiring repayment of several debts. Our team can also provide expert advice for a debtor or a secured creditor looking to enforce their securities.


Communication from a third party can often be enough to prompt the payment of money required. Our firm offers a strong team of litigators who regularly appear in the District Courts and High Court if court proceedings are necessary. The firm's litigation and dispute resolution team will advise you on the court process and the likelihood of litigation success, as well as assist with any judgment outcomes.

Recent Insights

December 2021

Debt Recovery and Enforcement

This article serves to inform the procedural and legal methods and issues related to debt recovery.
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October 2021

NZS3910:2013 Covid-19 Conditions

The Principal, the Contractor and the Engineer had to navigate through the general and specific conditions of their NZS3910:2013 contracts in regards to variations, extensions of time and payment claims for the Covid-19 lockdown period.
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September 2021

Recovering Money During Lockdown in the Construction Industry

Many in the construction industry will be feeling frustrated at the latest lockdown slowing down projects and progress. Fortunately, not everything has to be put on pause. The Construction Contracts Act 2002 ("CCA") provides ways to recover money during lockdown.
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