Senior Solicitor, Christchurch

Hannah Meikle

Hannah Meikle



Hannah specialises in litigation and dispute resolution and has experience across a broad range of commercial and civil disputes.  Hannah also has experience in regulatory, and health and safety matters including WorkSafe investigations and prosecutions.

Prior to moving to New Zealand in 2019, Hannah worked for a large firm in the UK and is admitted as a solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales.

Work highlights

Assisting with the defence of an international logistics company

in a damages claim of £80m for various heads of contract and tortious claims including alleged theft of confidential information

Acting for a UK developer

on various claims arising out of fire safety issues in relation to its completed developments following the Grenfell Tower disaster

Acting for a residential developer

in a professional negligence claim against a geotechnical engineering company which made incorrect foundation depth recommendations in relation to a large housing development

Acting for lenders

in relation to the PIP Breast Implant litigation

Assisting with coronial inquests

and WorkSafe investigations and prosecutions

Advising a car manufacturer

on claims arising out of the diesel emissions scandal

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