Katrina is a partner in the national Corporate & Commercial team.
Katrina advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial work, including commercial contracting, mergers and acquisitions, consumer law, advertising and marketing, retail leasing, franchising and licensing.
She represents leading New Zealand manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers as well as a growing number of international companies who export to New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region either directly or via joint ventures, master franchises or other forms of licence arrangements with locally based companies.
Katrina provides advice to clients as to how to best comply with legislation and regulations including the Medicines Act, Fair Trading Act, Privacy Act and Advertising Standards Authority codes. She is also experienced in reviewing advertisements and promotions, drafting terms and conditions, and making or responding to Advertising Standards Authority complaints.
Katrina is well known across Australia and New Zealand, and regarded as a leading retail, consumer markets and franchise lawyer. She has wide-ranging experience in the retail, grocery, distribution, travel, fashion, therapeutic goods, hospitality, beauty and hair, medical, media and advertising and consumer finance services sector.
"I am excited about the changing face of retail and the opportunities this presents to my clients. I adopt a strategic approach when working with business teams to develop commercial solutions that address legal issues."