Firm Profile > Gilbert Walker > Auckland, New Zealand

Gilbert Walker
New Zealand

The firm: Gilbert Walker is a specialist advisory and dispute resolution practice with extensive experience as advisors and advocates in complex litigation and regulatory matters. Led by partners Matthew Harris, Iva Rosic and Martin Smith. Clients include major corporates, financial institutions, insurers and professional firms.  Innovative and agile, the firm has the ability to handle disputes of any size, including large-scale, document-intensive litigation and investigations, while their lean structure ensures that clients benefit from the central involvement of partners in their matters.

Gilbert Walker was awarded Litigation and Dispute Resolution Specialist Law Firm of the Year at the 2019 New Zealand Law Awards.

Areas of practice: Gilbert Walker provides advisory and advocacy services across a range of civil and commercial disputes. The partners have particular expertise in company and commercial matters, regulatory investigations and inquiries, insurance, professional and directors’ liability, construction and trade practices, property and leasing, class actions, trust litigation, and health and safety investigations and prosecutions. Established clients include banks, major corporates, insurers, professional firms, and company directors and officers. The firm is trusted to handle sensitive matters that need to be resolved proactively and confidentially.

Gilbert Walker acts in all local dispute resolution forums, including negotiation, mediation, expert determination, arbitration and litigation. The firm’s partners appear at all levels of the New Zealand courts, typically conducting their own advocacy but also working closely with senior counsel where appropriate.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner Matthew Harris 64 9 374 1104
Partner Iva Rosic 64 9 374 1101
Partner Martin Smith 64 9 374 1109
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Matthew Harris photo Mr Matthew Harris Partner. Matthew provides advice and advocacy across most areas of commercial law,…
Ms Iva Rosic photo Ms Iva Rosic Partner. Iva specialises in commercial litigation and has particular expertise in large-scale…
Mr Martin Smith photo Mr Martin Smith Partner. Martin advises and acts on a broad range of commercial and…
Number of lawyers : 9