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Rosemary is an accomplished and experienced lawyer, who leaves no stone unturned in her pursuit of justice for her clients. 


She takes the time to ensure she understands her client's situation and needs. She carefully considers every case and provides clear and practical advice throughout their journey.

Rosemary has achieved numerous successful outcomes for her clients; a snapshot of some of her experience includes:

  • Murder

  • Drug operations 

  • Importation, supply, and possession of Class A drugs

  • Violent offending, including aggravated robbery and serious assaults

  • Serious fraud

  • Sexual offending

  • Appeals to the Supreme Court, High Court and Court of Appeal 

Case examples include:

F v R Supreme Court 107/2021, [2021] NZSC 166

Appeal against convictions involving sexsomnia defence.

P v R Court of Appeal 2018, CRI 2017-090-002445

Successful appeal against sentence under 3 strikes legislation.

D v R, Court of Appeal 469/18

Successful appeal against sentence after obtaining expert medical assessment and report, resulting in release from prison.

R v H Auckland High Court 2021, CRI 2019-004-008295

Largest customs seizure of methamphetamine (469kg) in New Zealand’s history, resulting in a not guilty verdict

R v G Auckland High Court 2021, CRI 2020-004-001736

Charge of murder, agreed finding of not guilty by reason of insanity following assessments and reports.

O v NZ Police Auckland High Court 2020, CRI 2019-4094-553

Successful appeal resulting in discharge without conviction involving family harm.

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