Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Kate Yesberg

Kate Yesberg

Senior Solicitor

M:+64 27 424 6844

T:+64 4 498 4985




LLB (Hons), BA, Victoria University of Wellington; LLM, New York University




​Kate specialises in dispute resolution, with experience in regulatory and public law.

She advises clients on a broad range of commercial disputes, including disputes involving international elements. She also provides policy and regulatory advice, particularly on international law, energy and environmental issues.
Kate joined Chapman Tripp in 2014 after completing a Masters of Law as a Fulbright Scholar at New York University.
Kate is an Advisor to Oxfam New Zealand, and is on the National Council of Supporting Families in Mental Illness.


Kate’s experience includes:

  • acting as junior counsel in judicial review proceedings
  • acting as junior counsel in London-based ICC arbitration proceedings relating to a New Zealand petroleum exploration permit
  • advising Pacific Islands governments on international law and energy sector reforms.