Paul David QC BA (Hons) LLM (Cantab) is a highly experienced leading counsel who accepts instructions in civil, commercial and criminal proceedings. While his practice now generally centres on commercial and contractual disputes, Paul maintains a broad practice and has advised and represented clients in most areas of New Zealand law.
Paul started his legal career at the Bar in England where he worked for 7 years before joining Russell McVeagh, a leading New Zealand firm. He was a partner at that firm until 2002 when, with others, he founded the litigation specialist firm Wilson Harle. He has been at the independent bar since 2006.
Paul has appeared as counsel in all New Zealand Courts and in overseas jurisdictions in a wide variety of disputes. He has developed specialist practices in both maritime law and sports law. He is the author of two leading texts reflecting his specialist interests – Halsbury’s Laws of New Zealand Maritime Law – Admiralty and A Guide to the World Anti-Doping Code (CUP).
Paul also accepts instructions as an arbitrator and mediator in commercial, maritime and sporting disputes. He is an arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
For more detailed information please go to www.pauldavid.co.nz
Sarah Wroe MA (Hons) (Cantab) has been a litigator since 1998 when she began her career as a barrister in England. She started practising as a solicitor in New Zealand in 2011 and has been at the independent bar since 2017.
Sarah acts for a broad range of clients primarily in property-related disputes covering building defects and construction contracts, unit title disputes and issues arising from the ownership, sale and purchase or leasing of property. She has also acted for insurers and policyholders in insurance litigation with a particular focus on property damage and professional indemnity insurance. She can provide advice on coverage issues and representation in any negotiations or litigation. Her general litigation practice covers contractual disputes and emergency applications. She is on the panel of the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand and is a member of the Australia and New Zealand Sports Law Association. Sarah is an approved legal aid provider for civil cases.
For more information please go to www.sarahwroe.co.nz