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Jeremy Upson

Jeremy Upson

Senior Solicitor

M:+64 21 208 5128

T:+64 4 498 6390




BA, University of Auckland; LLB (Hons), University of Waikato




​Jeremy specialises in litigation and dispute resolution, with experience in commercial and public law disputes.

He advises clients on professional disciplinary processes; company directors’, auditors’ and statutory supervisors’ liability; disputes under complex IT contracts; privacy and confidential information; claims arising out of the Canterbury earthquakes; and contractual and statutory interpretation.


Jeremy's experience includes:

  • acting as part of the legal team for claims brought against a large failed finance company's directors and auditors
  • acting as junior counsel in an air cargo carrier’s defence against an exporter's claims under the Commerce Act
  • acting for clients subject to investigations by the Privacy Commissioner and Ombudsman
  • arguing for permanent injunctions (obtained) preventing further online disclosure of leaked commercial information
  • obtaining a charitable trust’s registration as a charity, its original application having been resisted, and
  • appearing as junior counsel in the High Court and as sole counsel in case management and judicial settlement conferences in the District and High Courts.