Janey Forrest, Barrister in Wellington New Zealand

Jane Forrest Barrister, Wellington Lawyer

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
  • Trusts 
  • Estates 
  • Care of children

I 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.

Phone:   021682962

Mailing address: P O Box 15029, Miramar, Wellington 6243

Meetings & Delivery address: Urban Hub, level 2, 318 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011