Kate Sheppard Chambers announces 25th member
Pauline Courtney has joined Kate Sheppard Chambers as its 25th member.
Pauline is an experienced civil and commercial litigator with more than 20 years’ dispute resolution experience in a broad range of areas in New Zealand and the UK. Before joining the independent bar, she was a Senior Crown Counsel at the Crown Law Office. Pauline’s areas of expertise include public law, judicial review, and interim relief, revenue law including tax and customs, company law, insolvency, and creditors’ remedies including freezing orders.
Pauline has an extensive list of appearances as senior counsel in Courts at all levels and is also a trained commercial mediator. Recently Pauline was lead counsel in obtaining a mediated settlement in a long-running high value public works dispute. Pauline regularly presents seminars in her areas of expertise/interest on litigation-related topics and has delivered Mediation Skills training. She is on the faculty of the New Zealand Law Society Litigation Skills Programme.