Kylie Mutch Kylie Mutch

Kylie Mutch


Construction & major projects

Kylie works with developer and contractor clients on domestic and international construction projects across a wide variety of sectors, including residential, commercial, mining, energy and infrastructure.

With expertise in large construction projects, Kylie is often called upon to provide advice on public buildings of significance.

Her expertise with NZS and FIDIC standard form construction contracts and consultancy agreements, means that she can assist clients with contract preparation and negotiation for a wide variety of projects, including advising on the most appropriate form of contract to use at the commencement of a project.

Recent highlights

  • Worked closely with Mercury on numerous construction projects, domestic and international drilling campaigns and on its Turitea Wind Farm project; preparing, negotiating and finalising project agreements.
  • Assisted Auckland City Mission with various construction and property-related matters and agreements on its Hobson Street redevelopment project.
  • Worked closely with Te Ahi o Maui on its drilling programme and construction of a geothermal power plant in Kawerau including drafting agreements for construction, drilling and ancillary drilling services and providing ongoing advice on contract management.
  • Advised Crown Irrigation Investments Limited on construction contracts for multiple irrigation schemes throughout New Zealand.
  • Provided advice to Fletcher Construction on various large construction projects, including being seconded into the project office for the New Zealand International Convention Centre project to provide ongoing day-to-day assistance.
  • Assisted various large developers on a range of project agreements for major residential and mixed-use developments throughout Auckland.


  • Auckland Women’s Law Association.
  • Society of Construction Law.
  • Infrastructure New Zealand.
  • Women’s Infrastructure Network.

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Construction & Major Projects specialist promoted to Partner

We are pleased to welcome a new Partner with the promotion of Kylie Mutch − a construction and major projects specialist. Since joining Chapman Tripp in 2010, Kylie has advised numerous leading New Zealand businesses, bringing a wealth of experience to large-scale construction projects across a wide variety of sectors, including infrastructure, energy, transport, health, airports and commercial. She advises on all aspects of project procurements and has particular experience with the alliance contracting model.

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Advising Mercury on Turitea wind farm project

​Chapman Tripp advised Mercury on the final stage of the development of New Zealand’s largest wind farm.

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Nine new June appointments at Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp is pleased to announce the promotion of seven new senior associates, and the recognition of two senior legal advisors.

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