Julia Carlyon


Julia works across a range of formal dispute resolution procedures, from litigation in the Court of Appeal, District Court and High Court, to arbitration and adjudication, and alternative dispute resolution processes.

Prior to joining Meredith Connell in March 2010, Julia worked at a specialist litigation firm in Auckland before moving to London in 2007. In London, she acted for a subsidiary of Yukos Oil on a number of fraud cases, including seeking to recover US$50 million from various jurisdictions.

  • Working on a claim by the Ministry of Education seeking to recover losses suffered as a result of defective cladding on school buildings.
  • Acting for a subsidiary of the Yukos Oil group seeking to recover the proceeds of a fraud committed by the company's former managers. 
  • Acting for Vector Limited in a dispute with a joint-venture partner relating to a failed geothermal plant.  

LLB, University of Otago