Bridie specialises in a broad range of litigation matters across various jurisdictions. She advises on contractual disputes, insolvency and credit recovery, securities enforcement, property law disputes, negligence and professional negligence claims. She also has experience in arbitration, including investor treaty arbitration.
Bridie offers pragmatic and tailored advice on all aspects of litigation strategy and has appeared in the New Zealand Court of Appeal, High Court and District Court as sole and junior counsel.
Prior to re-joining Buddle Findlay, Bridie spent three years in London working at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP, a specialist international litigation and disputes only practice where she worked on a wide variety of litigation and arbitration matters in England, the British Virgin Islands and Singapore.
Acting for banks and insolvency professionals
in disputes arising from insolvency situations, including priority disputes, knowing receipt claims, bankruptcy proceedings and liquidation proceedings
Acting for private and corporate clients
in contractual disputes including breach of contract, breach of trust, and misrepresentation claims
Acting for shareholders and directors in company disputes
including prejudiced shareholder and breach of director duty claims
Acting for private clients
in complex offshore trust disputes involving claims for an account and asset tracing
Appearing as sole and junior counsel
in the District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal
Acting in a range of alternative dispute resolution processes
including arbitration and mediation