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Rose Goss

Senior Solicitor
Wellington

Litigation & dispute resolution

With a wide range of litigation experience, Rose advises clients on public law and commercial litigation and dispute resolution. She has particular interest and expertise in public law advice and judicial review claims.

She has appeared in the High Court and Court of Appeal (as both junior and senior counsel).

Rose has recently returned from London where she worked at leading firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and acted for international organisations on a range of litigation proceedings, including competition law actions (some class actions) and regulatory investigations.

Recent highlights

  • Represented the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (pro bono) in a successful judicial review challenge to Covid-19 court procedures (UK).
  • Acted for Volvo/Renault Trucks in the co-ordination of its Europe-wide defence of claims arising from the European Commission’s decision relating to the trucking industry (UK).
  • Represented London and South Eastern Railway in the Gutmann v LSER proposed collective proceedings concerning rail tickets, the first standalone and first alleged abuse of dominance related collective proceedings brought in the UK's competition class action regime (UK).
  • Successfully defended Z Energy in High Court claims for breach of an implied contractual supply obligation.
  • Acted for interveners (Ngāti Kurī and Ngāi Te Rangi) on a claim brought by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei regarding the Crown’s treaty settlement process.
  • Advised a number of public entities on risk of public law challenge and compliance with statutory obligations, as well Privacy Act and Official Information Act issues.

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