Anita specialises in litigation and has extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution.
She advises private and corporate clients on complex commercial disputes, including contractual, regulatory and negligence claims. She is also experienced in intellectual property and competition and consumer law litigation as well as public and administrative law and works with clients from a wide variety of industries including manufacturing and retail, professional services, media and aviation.
Anita has a Masters degree in law from Sorbonne University, Paris, France. Following her post-graduate studies, she worked as a litigator for leading international law firms in Paris and London, with a particular focus on disputes arising in the energy industry and on product liability law.
Acting for a major airline
in proceedings issued by the Commerce Commission alleging an air cargo cartel (Commerce Commission v Air New Zealand & Ors (2011) 9 NZBLC 103,318)
Advising a variety of businesses
in relation to regulatory investigations and prosecutions, including by the Commerce Commission and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Enterprise
Advising the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board
in judicial review proceedings  NZHC 647 issued by an Auckland amenity receiving public funding
Acting for clients in trade mark infringement proceedings
involving the use of the same or similar trading names
Acting for clients across a variety of sectors
including media and manufacturing, in relation to copyright infringement claims
Acting for the insurers of several major airlines in New Zealand and overseas
in relation to claims made under the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions both in relation to passenger death and injury and damage to goods