Mrs Catriona Grover > Dentons Kensington Swan > Wellington, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Dentons Kensington Swan
PO BOX 10246
New Zealand

Work Department

Financial Services Law, Managed Funds, Superannuation and KiwiSaver




Catriona is a partner in our financial services team with more than 20 years’ experience. She specialises in investment funds (including KiwiSaver and superannuation), insurance, financial adviser arrangements and financial services regulation.

Catriona provides specialist advice on all aspects of the Financial Markets Conduct Act including licensing, establishment of managed investment schemes, disclosure documentation and ongoing compliance.

Catriona advises insurance clients in relation to insurance policy and marketing documentation, adviser and distribution agreements and governance processes with a focus on conduct and culture.

Catriona is at the forefront of financial services reforms including the current financial advice provider licensing framework and associated regulation.

Catriona works with many of New Zealand’s leading fund managers, banks and insurance companies as well as a range of smaller and boutique companies. Catriona’s experience in the financial services sector brings a depth of knowledge and awareness of industry practice to her clients. Her advice is tailored to take into account a client’s specific circumstances and offers clear and practical answers.


Member of Women in Super
Member of Workplace Savings


LLB, University of Otago (1994) Admission date: 1995

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Catriona GroverDentons Kensington Swan

Praised as ‘one of the top investment funds teams in the New Zealand market’, Dentons Kensington Swan enjoys long-standing relationships with a host of public entities, including the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and the Financial Markets Authority. The practice has demonstrable experience in superannuation and KiwiSaver scheme work, as well as managed funds, and frequently assists offshore funds in facilitating investments into New Zealand. Catriona Grover is recognised for her ‘expertise in specialist funds management’ and, according to one client, her ability to ‘think strategically and in an innovative way, while also delivering second to none service, has made her invaluable’. Grover jointly leads the practice alongside David Ireland, who offers ‘pragmatic advice’ in relation to reforms in financial markets regulation. Senior associate Tom McLaughlin is another key member of the Wellington-based team.