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"She is an excellent presenter in court who brings to bear an intellectual view and overlays it with the commercial objectives of the client, and remains focused on finding the right outcome through the court process."

Chambers Global, 2019
(Dispute Resolution, Band 1)

Laura has over 23 years of experience in a broad range of general commercial litigation, with specialist expertise in insolvency matters, judicial review and statutory appeals, competition law and Fair Trading Act claims, cross-border issues and contractual disputes.  

She is an accomplished courtroom advocate, appearing regularly in the Senior Courts.  With a focus on achieving the best outcome for the client, Laura takes a pragmatic approach to resolving disputes where possible.  She acts for clients in all forms of dispute resolution, including mediations, expert determinations and arbitrations.

Throughout her career Laura has maintained a special interest in technology, being an early adopter of tools to make litigation more efficient and effective. Over the years she has been actively involved in law society matters (including as a council member for ADLS and NZLS), and since 2013 has served on the Rules Committee.

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