Ms Linda Clark > Dentons Kensington Swan > Wellington, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Dentons Kensington Swan
PO BOX 10246
New Zealand

Work Department

Public Law




Linda Clark is a Partner in Kensington Swan’s public law and dispute resolution team based in Wellington.

Linda manages a diverse range of complex legal, political and regulatory relationships and disputes. She is a specialist in judicial review, public law disputes and processes, investigations and defamation. She is also experienced in mediations and coronial inquiries. In addition, Linda is frequently engaged by commercial boards and CEOs to provide strategic insight and analysis.

Before becoming a lawyer Linda was an award winning political journalist and broadcaster. She has covered and commented on elections since the 1990s and has a unique combination of government relations and legal skills.

Linda and her team also provide tailored crisis management support and advice to government and regulatory investigations, inquiries or prosecutions.

Linda is a member of the board of New Zealand on Air, the Wellington College Board of Trustees and the New Zealand Police Risk Assurance Committee.


  • Former Board Member at NZ Drug Foundation
  • Board of Trustees at Wellington College
  • Board Member and Trustee of the New Zealand Book Council
  • Former Trustee and Chairperson at New Zealand Organisation of Rare Disorders
  • Member of the New Zealand Police Independent Risk Assurance Committee


Victoria University of Wellington, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
University of Canterbury, Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Political Studies