Associate - Auckland

Anna Manuson

Anna Manuson


Anna provides a range of advisory and advocacy services in the area of civil litigation. As counsel, she appears in the Family Court, District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Prior to joining MC, Anna specialised in helping clients from diverse cultural backgrounds understand the New Zealand legal process including handling foreign evidence, working with incomplete documentary evidence, and understanding the perspective of each individual and their conduct and how these led to or became part of the dispute.

Anna has worked on a wide range of civil matters including foreign judgment recognition, debt recovery, trust law, relationship property dispute, negligence and other tort claims, professional conduct concerns, and company and commercial disputes. 

Recent Cases & Achievements

Du v M5 Holding Limited [2019] 25 PRNZ 22 (HC)

Setting aside of summary judgment on procedural errors.

Le v Hemu Trade Company Ltd [2019] NZCA 476

Claims of trust relationship by an overseas company and using foreign proceedings as evidence.

Chang v Lee [2017] NZAR 1223 (CA)

Claim of trust relationship in the absence of an agreement.


LLB/BPharm(Hons), LLM(Hons), University of Auckland

Other credentials

LEADR Accredited Mediator

Member of NZLS Family Law Section

Registered Pharmacist