Kate Cruickshank > MinterEllisonRuddWatts > Wellington, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

MinterEllisonRuddWatts
125 THE TERRACE
WELLINGTON
New Zealand

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Kate specialises in commercial law with particular expertise in information technology contracts, film financing, and consumer legal issues. Kate also advises on telecommunications services contracts from both the buy and sell side.

Kate has broad experience, having worked as a corporate lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, before gaining in-depth industry experience as senior legal counsel for a dark fibre telecoms company, in London.

Since returning to MinterEllisonRuddWatts, Kate has advised clients on large scale information technology master services agreement, systems integration agreements, telecommunications services agreements, and broadcasting and transmission agreements. In addition to her technology, media and telecommunications experience, Kate helps clients negotiate a wide range of customer and supplier supply agreements, particularly in the downstream energy sector.

Kate was admitted to the Bar in New Zealand in 2003.

Languages

English

Education

LLB (Hons First Class), BCom (Economics), University of Canterbury (2002)

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > TMT

(Rising stars)

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