Phone: +64 21 568 923
Andy specialises in resolving complex disputes, and advising clients on the most challenging of legal issues.
Andy has been a litigator since 2002, and has worked in market-leading dispute resolution teams in Auckland, Wellington, Sydney and London.
He frequently works with New Zealand's leading QCs and senior barristers, but has also argued cases at all levels of the New Zealand court system including the Supreme Court. He also has deep experience of arbitration, mediation, and other forms of dispute resolution.
Andy has a LLB (Hons) and BA (Economics) from the University of Auckland (2001), and a LLM from the University of Cambridge (2008).
Phone: +64 21 142 5235
Joanna began her legal career in the litigation department of top commercial law firm Bell Gully. She later moved to Meredith Connell, where she undertook competition law, consumer law, and other regulatory prosecutions on behalf of the Commerce Commission, Maritime New Zealand, and other regulatory agencies.
Joanna has regularly appeared as sole or junior counsel in the District Court and High Court and has represented clients in proceedings before the Legal Complaints Review Officer and the Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal. She has particular experience in property disputes, including in relation to the Overseas Investment Act, and in biosecurity matters.
Joanna has a LLB from the University of Auckland. Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, she gained a MA (First Class Hons) in Art History and worked for several years in galleries in Auckland and London.