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Litigation

I am an experienced litigator specialising in resolving business, financial markets (securities), contractual, fair trading, insurance and negligence disputes.

I have acted for a wide range of clients; individuals, businesses and government, in Court claims, appeals, mediation, judicial review, and disciplinary tribunal proceedings.

I have also acted for insolvency practitioners, and for creditors against insolvency practitioners, in actions under the Receiverships and Companies Acts 1993.

My experience in litigation practice and procedure, and my forensic accounting experience, having worked previously as an insolvency practitioner, enables me to distinguish myself as an advocate who will:

  • listen to you to understand the issues,
  • critically analyse financial information,
  • work with my clients to solve problems strategically, and
  • minimise business interruption for you. 

 

Other Activities

2001 – 2006 New Zealand Credit and Finance Institute (NZCFI)

2002 - 2006 Elected Vice President Auckland Branch of the NZCFI

Presentations:

Seminars to financial advisers on obligations under the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

APEC Seminar March 2012 on Civil Procedure in NZ

FMA staff training during 2015 -2016 on the use of Administrative Orders under the Financial Markets Conduct Act

Seminars and training to clients and staff on Personal Property Securities Act 1999

Seminars on the Hartner Collapse to the 3rd Annual credit Summit February 2002

Seminar on Insolvency case law update to the New Zealand Credit and Finance Institute 2003

Seminar to Credit Managers Forum at Totum July 2003

Seminar to INSOL on costs against insolvency practitioners in August 2003

Seminar on Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act 2003 November 2004