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Keelin Weekly LLB/BA
construction • environmental







Barrister & Solicitor of New Zealand High Court (2020).
LLB/BA Victoria University of Wellington (2020).


New Zealand Law Society
New Zealand Society of Construction Law
Wellington Women Lawyers’ Association


Keelin joined Hazelton Law as a law clerk in 2019 in her final year at Victoria University of Wellington and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in September 2020. She has experience in a range of construction law matters and assists Rachel Conner on resource management law matters.

Previous work examples include: 

  • Advising residential and commercial contractors on a range of matters including dispute resolution of claims involving breach of contract and negligence.
  • Numerous other claims relating to construction including payment disputes, delays, contract variations, workmanship issues and a diverse range of design and construction issues.
  • Advising parties in relation to disputes arising from the Christchurch Rebuild.
  • Advising parties in relation to leaky building proceedings in the High Court and the Weathertight Homes Tribunal.
  • Acting for contractors in adjudications under the Construction Contracts Act.
  • Advising incorporated societies on administrative and operational matters, including carrying out legal reviews of documents before publication.  
  • Contract negotiating, drafting and reviews for contractors
  • Training webinars for building contractors across the country on issues relating to construction contracts and matters arising under the Building Act and Construction Contracts Act.


  • Co-presented “How to get paid: avoiding and resolving payment dramas in construction contracts” – Interactive webinar for the Registered Master Builders Association, October 2020.
  • Registered Master Builders Association Guidance Note on dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic under the RBC1 Building Contract – March 2021.