Rebekah is a New Zealand-qualified senior associate in our Disputes Resolution team.
Rebekah is experienced in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on complex contractual disputes and proceedings arising from alleged anti-competitive conduct. In addition to representing private companies, Rebekah's experience includes advising regulators during investigations and then acting in the subsequent civil and criminal proceedings in New Zealand.
In 2012, Rebekah completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the University of Otago in New Zealand. She was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in September 2013. Rebekah has appeared as counsel in the High Court and District Courts of New Zealand, and as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal and High Court of New Zealand.
Experience & expertise
acting for Iveco and Stellantis (formerly Fiat Chrysler) in relation to follow-on damages claims commenced in the UK and in Europe, arising from the European Commission's finding of a competition infringement in Trucks
advising a major UK company on the implications of Covid-19 restrictions for significant commercial contracts
acting for New Zealand's competition regulator and large New Zealand companies in civil proceedings for pecuniary penalties arising from alleged price-fixing
acting for a service provider in an interim injunction application regarding the anticipated unlawful termination of significant service contracts