Kate Rouch

Senior Solicitor 

Kate is a senior solicitor in Meredith Connell’s Wellington team.  Kate works on a range of litigation matters for government clients, and acts for the Crown in criminal proceedings. 

Before joining Meredith Connell, Kate provided advice to government and commercial clients on multiple types of litigation claims including natural disaster insurance, contractual disputes, debt recovery and professional liability insurance.  Kate’s previous criminal practice included providing assistance to clients with requests under the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, and acting for legally aided criminal clients. 

  • Hood v Earthquake Commission [2019] NZHC 349
  • Deo Gratias Developments Ltd & Ors v Tower Insurance Limited & Ors [2018] NZHC 767
  • Oakes v Earthquake Commission [2018] NZHC 1193

LLB/BA(English), University of Otago