Rachel Pinny

Rachel is an experienced litigator with over 15 years’ experience in general civil and commercial litigation.

In addition to her general civil and commercial practice, Rachel specialises in banking and finance litigation and insolvency. She has experience in managing the spectrum of debt recovery and insolvency issues that can arise and has the pragmatic approach to law that this area demands. She regularly acts for banks, liquidators, receivers and administrators, including in some of New Zealand’s most complex insolvencies. She has previously been seconded to ANZ’s Asset Recovery Management team advising on how to resolve complex files.

Rachel also regularly advises clients on all aspects of consumer law and regulatory investigations. In 2016 she was seconded to the Commerce Commission’s legal team where she advised the Commission on general consumer and consumer finance investigations and prosecutions.

Rachel was admitted in 2003 and joined the independent bar in 2018, after eight years as a Senior Associate at Bell Gully.

For a summary of her recent experience, please click here.

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