Shafraz Khan

Shafraz Khan
Partner

DDI: (+64 9) 915 2422
Email: shafraz.khan@fortunemanning.co.nz

Qualifications
LLB 2002
Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand 2002

Memberships 
Auckland District Law Society
New Zealand Law Society

Executive Assistant 
Jo McLean
DDI: (+64 9) 915 2975
Email: jo.mclean@fortunemanning.co.nz

 

Expertise

• Carriage Contracts

• Terms of Trade

• Advice on Free Trade Agreements

• Contractors and carriers liability

• Statutory prosecutions

• NZTA investigations and appeals

• CVIU investigations

• Heavy Vehicle defence work including operator charges, logbooks and work time

• Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

• Health and Safety advisory and defence

• Environmental offences

• Insurance

• Regularly acts for clients in commercial disputes both in the District and High Courts

• Acts in the defence of companies in regulatory prosecutions including Health and Safety and Resource Management

• Acts for transport operators and drivers in prosecutions against the CVIU

• Gives commercial advice to clients who are developing new or existing businesses

• Advises and assists clients in developing policies and appropriate legal framework for their business

• Advises clients on NZTA compliance, audits and appeals

• Successful challenge against New Zealand Police policy to seek GPS records through their Commercial Vehicles Investigation Unit from transport operators

• Successful challenge against search warrants for GPS records from transport operators

• Successful application to strike-out numerous Health and Safety charges on grounds that they were statutorily barred

• Successful defences of Health and Safety charges against transport operators in Auckland and Christchurch

• Successful defence of RMA charges against contractor working for Horizons District Council on the basis that historic consents prior to the RMA were still in force