Nura is an experienced litigator practicing commercial and civil litigation. She receives instructions in a wide range of areas with a focus on contract, negligence, intellectual property, employment, human rights (including sexual harassment), privacy, media, trusts, and relationship property matters. She also works as an independent investigator and represents parties in investigations and inquiries.
Nura has a breadth of experience including trial and appellate work, and has appeared before most of New Zealand’s courts and specialist tribunals. She also provides advisory services, and will work with clients to resolve disputes outside of court where possible.
Nura has a Bachelors degree in Law from Auckland University and a Master of Laws (with distinction) from University College London. During her postgraduate studies, Nura was awarded the Sir John Salmond Prize. In 2011 she was the recipient of the IPSANZ Prize.
Nura is a member of the New Zealand Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is passionate about access to justice issues and supports a number of pro bono initiatives in the community.
2018 – present: Barrister, Shortland Chambers
2015 – 2018: Barrister, Quay Chambers
2012 – 2015: Junior Barrister, Shortland Chambers
2009 – 2012: Solicitor, Kensington Swan
LLM (distinction) (UCL)
Barrister sole: 2012