Kathryn is precise, pragmatic and effective. She is an experienced civil litigator who appears frequently in the High Court, District Court and various Tribunals. Kathryn has significant experience in building and construction litigation and assists clients in a wide range of contentious matters, including debt recovery and insolvency, breach of copyright, estate claims and contractual disputes. Her clients value her attention to detail, common sense approach and ability to pursue the best results in a timely manner.
Kathryn commenced her legal career in 2012 in the commercial litigation group of a large Auckland law firm focusing on construction litigation. Kathryn appeared as junior counsel before the Weathertight Homes Tribunal and High Court, including a number of appeals and judicial reviews. Kathryn also represented clients in insolvency proceedings and was involved in providing advice on a broad range of contentious issues.
From 2017 – 2021, Kathryn worked at two commercial firms in Auckland. Her practice was varied and the subject matter she advised clients on included construction law, breach of contract, debt recovery, intellectual property, insolvency and contempt of court. She also advised clients in drafting and reviewing construction contracts.
Outside of work Kathryn enjoys spending time exploring New Zealand and competing in multisport events.
Kathryn’s legal experience includes the following matters: