Senior Solicitor, Christchurch

Laura Elliott

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Laura specialises in civil litigation and dispute resolution.

Laura's litigation experience includes advising on complex civil and commercial disputes, insurance disputes, professional disciplinary proceedings and class action litigation.  She also has experience in trust and estate disputes.

Laura has appeared in the High Court and District Court as sole and junior counsel.  She has also acted in alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including the Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Tribunal and the New Zealand Claims Resolution Service (formerly GCCRS), as well as mediations and arbitrations.


Work highlights

Acting for Southern Response Earthquake Services

in relation to litigated claims and representative proceedings

Acting in a range of alternative dispute resolution processes

Advising on professional disciplinary proceedings

Appearing as sole and junior counsel

in the High Court, District Court and the Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Tribunal