Senior Solicitor, Christchurch

Rowan Woods

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Rowan specialises in a range of issues in civil and commercial litigation.  She has expertise in credit recovery and insolvency, leasing and property development issues, together with contentious contract and trust disputes.  Rowan also has experience in local government issues, and in the Farm Debt Mediation Scheme.

In addition to appearing in the District and High Courts, Rowan has assisted with appeals conducted in the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court.

  • Member of RITANZ
  • Member of WIRI

Work highlights

Acting for a national co-operative

undertaking credit recovery and advising on regulatory compliance issues

Acting for a national bank

on a wide range of issues including securities enforcement, Farm Debt Mediation, and Property Law Act issues

Acting for a local council

on a development contributions objection

Conducting credit recovery for clients of various sizes

 including national companies and private clients

Advising government agencies

on contentious insolvency issues