Janey Forrest, Barrister in Wellington New Zealand
I have extensive experience in many aspects of civil litigation, with particular expertise in Insurance and Family Law.
As an Insurance lawyer I have strength in professional indemnity claims including health/medico-legal issues: I represent professionals (primarily lawyers) facing complaint and disciplinary processes, and civil claims. I am also experienced in the Life and Disability field.
My litigation practice includes expertise in the law relating to personal relationships and I am experienced in untangling the issues that arise following separation or death including:
- Relationship Property
- Care of children
In am on the panel of lawyers appointed by the Court to represent children in Court proceedings, and vulnerable persons under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act. I have also been appointed counsel to assist the Court on several occasions.
I am part of the faculty of the NZLS Litigation Skills Programme, and regularly present on Risk Management at the NZLS Stepping Up course.
When I am not working or spending time with whanau, I thrive when I am around, and in the ocean, skiing or practicing yoga. I also love reading and films.
Mailing address: P O Box 15029, Miramar, Wellington 6243
Meetings & Delivery address: Urban Hub, level 2, 318 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011