Partner, Wellington

Scott Barker

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Scott specialises in litigation, insolvency and credit recovery law.  His practice includes banking, insurance and commercial litigation as well as fraud (civil) asset recovery and advising both private and public sector clients. 

He acts on a range of litigation assignments including contractual disputes, negligence, fair trading claims, insurance, property trust and shareholder disputes and judicial reviews, as well as insolvency and credit recovery assignments.

He has appeared in the District and High Courts, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Privy Council and has also been involved in mediations, expert determinations and arbitrations.

  • Member of INSOL International and RITANZ
  • Member of the Wellington Branch of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Work highlights

Advising on contractual disputes

Advising on professional liability claims

Advising on Fair Trading/ misrepresentation claims

Advising on debt and asset recovery (fraud) litigation and enforcement

Advising on property related disputes

Advising insureds and insurers on professional indemnity and directors and officers liability insurance cover


Alternate contacts

David Perry

David Perry

Partner, Auckland
Board of Management

David specialises in banking and financial services, and restructuring and insolvency law. He represents banks and financial…

  • DDI +64 9 358 7020
  • M +64 21 632 268


Seb Bisley

Seb Bisley

Partner, Wellington

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

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