Jennifer Wilson

Special Counsel - Construction and Infrastructure

Jennifer is an experienced general litigation lawyer who advises her clients on large and small-scale corporate-commercial litigation matters. Her expertise includes legal analysis and advice on construction contracts and building disputes. She also advises on intellectual property issues including copyright and software licences, competition and Commerce Commission investigations and health and ageing.

Jennifer regularly undertakes high profile litigation work. Recently she advised an American software company on jurisdictional, contractual and intellectual property matters relating to a software licence agreement, heard in the High Court during an eight-week trial. Another key matter was advising a leading New Zealand bank in a major Commerce Commission investigation, alleging price fixing and anti-competitive behaviour by major New Zealand banks and card schemes.

Jennifer had a previous career as a registered general nurse, specialising in intensive care. During this time she worked in the Australian, British and New Zealand healthcare systems. This healthcare experience coupled with her legal experience means she can offer clients a unique and pragmatic approach to healthcare and ageing issues within a legal context.

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Professional background


  • 2003, New Zealand


  • LLB (Hons), University of Auckland


  • Member, Auckland Medico-Legal Society


  • Construction Litigation
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Health and Ageing
  • Intellectual Property