Nationality: New Zealander
Area of Expertise: Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy and Liquidation, Building and Construction, Commercial, Consumer, Financial Services, Franchising
Legal System of Expertise: Common Law
Polly Pope (LLB(Hons), MIR) is a commercial disputes partner in the Auckland office of Russell McVeagh, with nearly two decades of experience in high stakes commercial disputes.
Polly is a Fellow of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand, a member of the Society for Construction Law and a member of the Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association of New Zealand. She is a member of the faculty of the New Zealand Law Society’s Litigation Skills Course and a Council Member of the Legal Research Foundation.
Polly edits the arbitration chapters of Sim’s Court Practice (LexisNexis), is a co-author of the Laws of New Zealand volume on Consumer Credit, and regularly speaks and writes on topics related to construction, insolvency, and financial disputes.