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Russell McVeagh

Polly Pope

Auckland City, New Zealand Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency , Dispute Resolution
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Restructuring/Insolvency - New Zealand

Band 3

Polly Pope represents creditors and insolvency practitioners in primarily contentious mandates, one source identifying her as "a very strong advocate if you need to approach a court process." A client who calls her "one of our go-tos" notes that by skilfully "combining the technical and commercial aspects" of a matter, she can "get a great outcome."
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Dispute Resolution - New Zealand

Band 3

Polly Pope is a highly experienced disputes practitioner with an impressively varied track record of work in fields as diverse as agribusiness, construction and financial services. Clients value her as a particularly "responsive and user-friendly" partner, noted for her "attention to detail and clear, succinct and timely advice." One interviewee particularly emphasises the fact that she is "excellent at picking up new things and quick in coming up to speed on complex and detailed matters." 
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Practice Areas

Polly is one of New Zealand's leading commercial disputes lawyers. Her areas of interest include restructuring and insolvency, construction and projects, arbitration, financial regulatory enforcement, and class actions. Her client list includes a number of New Zealand’s largest listed companies, multinational corporations, major trading banks and financial institutions.

Career

Polly was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 1999 and in England and Wales in 2003.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand, and recipient of the Sir Ronald Davison Award for excellence in arbitral award writing. Executive Council Member of the Legal Research Foundation. Member, Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association of NZ, and the Society for Construction Law (NZ).

Publications

Editor of the arbitration chapters of Sim's Court Practice (LexisNexis); co-author of New Zealand Chapter of international Commercial Arbitration Practice: 21st Century Perspectives (LexisNexis); co-author of Consumer Credit, Laws of New Zealand (LexisNexis); co-author of The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations 2019 New Zealand Chapter (Global Investigations Review); co-author of ICLG: Class and Group Actions 2020 - New Zealand (Global Legal Group).

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Level 30, Vero Centre,

48 Shortland Street,

PO Box 8

DX CX10085

Auckland City

Auckland

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