Deputy solicitor general, crown legal risk group
- Appointed May 2016. Leads a group that works across the Government Legal Network.
- Has experience as in-house counsel and statutory decision-maker and applying professional standards, and appears in cases about the exercise of public powers.
- After litigation roles in private firms, first role in government was as a lawyer for the Department of Conservation.
- Joined Crown Law in 2001, initially as an associate Crown counsel and then as Crown counsel.
- From 2009 to 2014 was director of proceedings in the Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner.
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