Senior Associate, Wellington

Oliver Gascoigne

Oliver Gascoigne


Oliver specialises in litigation and dispute resolution. He has particular expertise in commercial, banking and finance, and public law litigation.  He has advised corporate and private clients on large, complex disputes including contractual, regulatory and judicial review claims. He has extensive knowledge of litigation processes and a practical focus to advice.

Oliver has acted on a broad range of cases in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, Human Rights Review Tribunal and District Court.

Prior to joining Buddle Findlay Oliver spent eight years in the litigation team of another national law firm.

Work highlights

Acting on a range of high profile litigation matters

in the High Court and the Court of Appeal

Acting for major banking institutions in disputes

involving breach of contract, Fair Trading Act claims, and in representative proceedings

Advising on issues relating to compliance with key financial services legislation

including the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (and Responsible Lending Code), the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 and the Fair Trading Act 1986

Acting for private clients

in large, complex contractual disputes

Acting for directors in company disputes

including breach of directors' duties claims

Acting in a range of alternative dispute resolution processes

including mediation and arbitration

Alternate contacts

Seb Bisley

Partner, Wellington

Seb specialises in advocacy and litigation, including arbitration and mediation.…

  • DDI +64 4 462 0839
  • M +64 21 844 428


Scott Barker

Partner, Wellington

Scott specialises in litigation and insolvency law. He advises both private and public sector clients.…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7349
  • M +64 21 822 929