phone+64 9 358 5755phone+64 21 887 587
emailvanessa.bruton@trust-litigation.co.nz

VANESSA BRUTON QC (LLB, M.Com.Law(Hons))


Bachelor of Laws / Master of Commercial Law

 
Qualifications, Career & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS
  • LLB (University of Auckland), 1994
  • M.Com Law (1st class honours) (University of Auckland), 1998
  • STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) – Certificate in Advanced Trust Litigation , 2012

Vanessa 03-1-507-212
CAREER HISTORY
  • Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand – 1995
  • Solicitor – Hesketh Henry 1995 to 1999
  • Solicitor / Senior Associate Brookfields Lawyers 1999 to 2004
  • Litigation Partner – Brookfields Lawyers 2004 to 2011
  • Litigation Partner – TGT Legal –1 March 2011 to 31 July 2014- TGT Legal is a leading boutique trust firm.  I was the founding litigation partner.
  • Admitted as a barrister of the High Court of the Cook Islands – 2012
  • Barrister sole from 1 August 2014
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel 2016
 
MEMBER
  • New Zealand Law Society
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants New Zealand, Trust Special Interest Group
  • Auckland Women Lawyers’ Association
  • Auckland District Law Society Inc
  • New Zealand Bar Association
  • ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) (UK)
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CONTACT ME

Vanessa Bruton QC
O’Connell Chambers
Level 5, Old South British Building
3-13 Shortland Street, Auckland
PO Box 105 270, Auckland 1143

+64 9 358 5755+ 64 21 887 587

vanessa.bruton@trust-litigation.co.nz
www.trust-litigation.co.nz