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Amy Davison Senior Associate

Amy completed a BA in Theatre Studies/English and LLB at the University of Otago in 2007.  She was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in September 2008 and joined Parker & Associates in June 2012 having spent almost four years with Jackson Russell in Auckland.

Amy specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, and has assisted in providing advice to clients on employment related matters.

She has appeared in the Weathertight Homes Tribunal, and the District and High Courts, as well as assisting as junior counsel in mediations, judicial settlement conferences and an arbitration.

Amy has experience in a wide range of commercial litigation, including construction law (predominantly ‘leaky buildings’), insolvency, debt collection, contract, property and commercial disputes.

Amy's recent highlights include:

  • Appearing as junior counsel in Body Corporate 90247 v Wellington City Council [2014] NZHC 295. We acted for the plaintiffs, the Body Corporate and owners of four townhouses in a leaky building claim against the Wellington City Council. Our clients were awarded more than $1.9 million plus costs against the Council due to its negligence in inspecting and certifying their properties.
  • Appearing as junior counsel in Body Corporate 85978 v Wellington City Council & Anor [2013] NZHC 2852, a successful appeal from a decision of the Weathertight Homes Tribunal restoring a number of units to a large multi-unit leaky building claim.
  • Providing advice in relation to a testamentary promises/family protection claim.
  • Debt recovery actions, including obtaining judgment against debtors and instituting insolvency proceedings, including bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings.