Laura Carter has recently set up as a barrister at Sangro Chambers, an Auckland chambers whose barristers have a shared commitment to improving access to justice.
Laura is a specialist in intellectual property disputes, with extensive experience giving advice on and acting on trade mark, patent, copyright, Fair Trading Act disputes and other intellectual property issues. She has regularly appeared before IPONZ, in the High Court, and in the Court of Appeal and is a registered patent attorney (Australia and New Zealand). Laura has also acted on a range of commercial and contract disputes.
Laura has a strong background and interest in the law relating to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including having appeared in numerous contemporary and historical Waitangi Tribunal inquiries as counsel for claimants.