LLB (Hons) (Auckland) LLM (Cambridge) Admitted to the Bar in 2004
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Iva is an experienced litigator and advises and represents clients in a broad range of commercial disputes. She has experience in insurance, regulatory, unit titles, construction, contractual and large scale commercial disputes. Iva has represented clients in civil proceedings, prosecutions and investigations brought by the Financial Markets Authority, Commerce Commission, Serious Fraud Office, Police and other regulatory agencies. She acts for clients in the public and private sectors and appears for clients in all courts, including as lead or sole counsel.
Before joining Gilbert Walker, Iva was a senior litigation associate at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts. Iva started her career as a Judges’ Clerk at the High Court and then worked as a barrister for Paul Davison QC before completing her LLM at Cambridge University. She received a number of academic awards including a Senior Prize in Law at Auckland Law School, Link Foundation Chevening Cambridge Bursary, Spencer Mason Scholarship in Law and New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women Fellowship Award.
Green v Green  NZCA 486
Financial Markets Authority v Warminger HC 2016
Certain Underwriters at Lloyds of London v Crystal Imports Ltd  NZSC 186
QBE Insurance (International) Ltd v Wild South Holdings Ltd  NZCA 447
Vermillion Wagener Ltd & Ors v Body Corporate 401803  NZCA 313,  NZHC 285
Tremont Holdings Limited v Body Corporate 401803  NZCA 314,  NZHC 988
HHR Christchurch NTL Ltd v Crystal Imports Ltd  NZCA 283,  NZHC 2566
Parkinson & Anor v James Products Ltd & Anor (2009) 10 NZCLC 264,438,  NZCCLR 8