Danielle joined JHA as an Associate in July 2018. Her practice focuses on international arbitration and commercial litigation. She has acted in complex international arbitrations heard before various arbitral institutions, including the ICSID, LCIA, and ICC. She has also acted in matters before the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union, and appeared as junior counsel in high profile litigation before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of New Zealand.

Danielle acts for clients from diverse jurisdictions, and her cases often involve novel legal issues. She has experience acting in cases covering a wide variety of legal issues involving international law, contractual and commercial law, human rights, insolvency, and insurance.

Danielle is also involved with pro bono animal welfare legal work and lecturing university law courses. She is a member of the UK Centre for Animal Law.


Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, 2014


Harvard Law School – LLM; Frank Knox Memorial Fellow

University of Otago, New Zealand – LLB (First Class Honours), BA


Legal Professional Privilege and the Modern-day Corporation: Where are Things At?

The SFO v ENRC case raises questions about the scope of litigation privilege and legal advice privilege as it relates to the modern-day corporation. This article looks at the Court of Appeal decision in that case and its impact on subsequent cases.

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