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Sarah Quilliam-Mayne

Sarah Quilliam-Mayne

Senior Solicitor

M:+64 22 136 2601

T:+64 4 498 6307


F:+64 4 472 7111



MA (Cantab), University of Cambridge; GDL, LPC, Nottingham Law School


2008, England & Wales (non-practising); 2014, New Zealand


Sarah specialises in litigation and dispute resolution.

She has advised a broad range of clients, including listed companies, financial institutions, foreign states, and high net worth individuals.  Her experience includes commercial disputes, regulatory issues, and public law.
Sarah trained and qualified in the United Kingdom before being admitted as a lawyer in New Zealand.  She joined Chapman Tripp in 2015 after spending five years as a commercial litigator at an international law firm in London.


Sarah's experience includes:

  • advising on a claim against a financial advisor for mis-selling SCARP investment products, including breaches of financial services legislation
  • acting in a judicial review of the Attorney-General’s decision not to order an inquest into the death of a United Kingdom Government weapons inspector
  • acting in the London Court of International Arbitration in a claim against a partially state-owned Russian oil company
  • acting in a wide variety of contractual disputes, ranging from National Health Service primary care contracts to Formula One sponsor introduction agreements
  • advising a lender on potential breaches of the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003, and
  • acting in claims arising out of the Canterbury earthquakes.