Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Laura Fraser

Laura Fraser

Senior Associate

M:+64 27 702 6909

T:+64 9 357 9883


F:+64 9 357 9099



MSc / BCL (Dist), Merton College Oxon; BA / LLB (Hons), Otago University.




​Laura advises clients on a broad range of commercial disputes, including corporate and regulatory matters, professional negligence claims and general contract and tort issues.

Laura specialises in the conduct of complex commercial litigation.  She has appeared in the Supreme Court and High Court, and acted in alternative dispute resolution forums. 
Laura joined Chapman Tripp after completing her Bachelor of Civil Law degree as a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. She is a former judges’ clerk in the New Zealand Supreme Court.  


Recent experience includes acting for:
  • The receivers of failed finance companies in claims against former professional advisors.
  • James Hardie New Zealand in weathertight building claims.
  • Mighty River Power on aspects of its IPO.