As an experienced dispute resolution practitioner, Denise is passionate about finding the right option to help people resolve disputes while recognising individual needs.
Denise Evans is Principal, Dispute Resolution at FairWay Resolution Limited. As part of this role, Denise provides Dispute Resolution leadership within FairWay and champions the use of Dispute Resolution services in New Zealand and internationally.
Denise maintains Client Director oversight of FairWay’s Commercial Services, which resolves disputes between businesses, families and individuals. She leads a team of talented dispute resolution professionals and is an avid supporter of their ongoing development.
Denise is firm believer in alternative dispute resolution, with over thirty years’ experience in the industry. She is committed to finding a way forward that maintains relationships and achieves the best outcome for all parties. She champions this as a thought-leader in dispute resolution industry and regularly publishes articles, facilitates training workshops and presents at conferences.
She has experience resolving disputes in a wide range of areas including employment, property, childcare, Trusts and estates, contractual and educational disagreements.
With a law degree, masters in conflict resolution and as a Fellow of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand, Denise says dispute resolution has always been part of her working life.