Senior Associate, Wellington

Jane Maltby

Jane Maltby


Jane specialises in litigation and dispute resolution. 

She advises private and public clients on a broad range of matters, including complex commercial disputes, administrative law actions, civil proceedings, corporate disputes, accident compensation, cross-border actions, interim relief and insolvency.  She has experience conducting all forms of dispute resolution (including mediation, arbitration and litigation), and has appeared as counsel in New Zealand's Supreme, High, District, Employment, Family and Coroners Courts.

Prior to re-joining Buddle Findlay in 2020, Jane worked in London for an international disputes-only firm, specialising in commercial litigation.

Work highlights

Acting for public and private sector clients

in judicial review actions, including under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

Representing shareholders and creditors

in cases involving novel issues of company law

Acting for private and corporate clients

in complex commercial disputes, including for breach of contract, negligence, breach of trust and fraudulent misrepresentation

Appearing as sole or junior counsel

in a range of civil, appellate and specialist courts

Advising insolvency practitioners

in civil claims and insolvency actions

Conducting alternative forms of dispute resolution

including mediation and arbitration