Aimee has considerable experience in medico-legal law and civil litigation. She is particularly renowned for assisting health professionals when they face healthcare, medical indemnity and medical insurance issues on behalf of the Medical Protection Society, an international indemnity organisation that indemnifies the majority of medical and dental practitioners in New Zealand. This work is wide-ranging and covers multiple areas of law, such as disciplinary, privacy, human rights, Accident Compensation, employment and criminal matters.

Appearing as counsel in all levels of courts, disciplinary bodies and tribunals, Aimee is respected for her technical expertise and her keen understanding of the personal and reputational issues at stake when healthcare goes wrong.

Aimee is listed as Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law and recognised as a leading lawyer for litigation by The Best Lawyers New Zealand 2021 and in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018 for her work advising the Medical Protection Society (MPS).

Healthcare + Medico-legal

  • Z v Dental Complaints Assessment Committee [2009] 1 NZLR 1
  • Hallaghan v Medical Council of New Zealand [2011] BCL 72
  • Martin v Director of Proceedings [2008] BCL 747|[2010] NZAR 333
  • Director of Proceedings v A [2016] NZHC 2299
  • Seidenfaden v Director of Proceedings [2017] NZAR 985
  • GS v Professional Conduct Committee [2010] NZAR 417
  • Raukura Hauora O Tainui Trust v Arroll High Court of New Zealand — Auckland Registry
    CIV-2006-404-4579, 22 August, 23 August 2006, Courtney J
  • Davidoff v Accident Compensation Corp (ACC) [2016] NZACC 79
  • Director of Human Rights Proceedings v QD [2010] NZHRRT 10
  • Director of Proceedings v A [2016] NZHC 2299
Areas of Expertise
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Healthcare + Lifesciences
  • Medico-legal
  • Professional Liability

Industry Representation
  • Healthcare + Life Sciences
  • Professions + Business Services

Professional Affiliations
  • New Zealand Law Society
  • Auckland Medico-Legal Society