Mary Battersby


  • LLB (Honours) and BCom (Economics), University of Canterbury
  • Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand October 2014

Mary is a Senior Solicitor in our Civil Litigation and Disputes Resolution Team.

Mary has come from a medium sized law firm in Auckland which she joined after completing her law degree in Uppsala, Sweden.

Mary has experience in a wide variety of civil litigation matters including in relation to insurance coverage issues, construction and property disputes, solicitor professional indemnity disputes and debt recoveries and liquidations. Mary also has experience with employment related disputes, in particular in relation to personal grievances, redundancies and restructures, drafting employment agreements and advising on disciplinary processes.

Mary is also well published author in relation to litigation issues, including being a contributing author to both LexisNexis Insurance Law Practical Guidance Module (2016) in relation to insurance litigation and College of Law Masters in relation to the law of torts.