Yoony advises on a wide range of complex commercial disputes and has acted for clients in the banking, energy, insurance, information technology and telecommunications sectors. She has particular experience in directors’ duties, large-scale contract and tort disputes and urgent injunctive relief. Yoony has represented clients in civil proceedings and regulatory prosecutions, appearing in mediations, courts and arbitrations.
Prior to joining Gilbert Walker, Yoony was a senior litigation associate at MinterEllisonRuddWatts.
LLB (Hons) / BCom (Hons, Accounting, 1st class) (Auckland)
Admitted to the Bar in 2014
acting for a listed pharmaceutical company in a contractual dispute relating to development of a new pharmaceutical drug
acting for a defendant in the Whakaari/White Island WorkSafe prosecution following the 2019 eruption
advising on internal investigations by the Financial Markets Authority relating to the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013
acting for a multinational petroleum company seeking freezing and ancillary orders against respondents located in New Zealand
acting for an IT solutions company in a contractual dispute with a healthcare services provider
acting for a listed telecommunication provider in arbitral proceedings against its former contractors for breaches of equitable, contractual and fiduciary duties
acting for a listed energy company in arbitral proceedings regarding tax liabilities under a gas supply agreement
advising a multinational professional services firm in claims involving an IT subcontractor and the New Zealand Government for breaches arising from delivery of a human resources information management system for a government agency
acting for a major insurer in arbitral proceedings with its former IT systems provider in relation to the provision of an IT solution
acting for a bank and its appointed receivers in relation to the receivership of a rural feed
acting as junior counsel for the liquidators of Mainzeal in the High Court proceedings
acting for a large retailer in proceedings brought by the Commerce Commission