Sarah Thompson

Position: Solicitor
DDI: +64 3 545 6723

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Bachelor of Arts, University of Auckland (2015)
  • Member of the Auckland District Law Society

Sarah is a rising litigator with a quick mind and training from one of the largest law firms in New Zealand. She enjoys minimising the stress and distraction of disputes for her clients with clear communication and practical advice.

Sarah joined Pitt & Moore in 2020 as part of the litigation team and is expanding her core areas of practice to include relationship property and resource management. She has previously acted in a wide variety of practice areas, including defamation, advertising, intellectual property, food and beverage, health and safety, construction, insurance, tax and contractual disputes.

A strategic thinker, Sarah seeks to understand problems from every angle, allowing her to promptly and thoroughly evaluate all available options for her clients.

Sarah decided to move to Nelson after walking the Abel Tasman Track. Her enthusiasm for the region is contagious. When not at work, she enjoys going on adventures in the backcountry, spending time with family and friends and starting new projects on her 1950s doer-upper home.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

In addition to the wide variety of areas Sarah has practiced in, she is experienced in both large and small claims. Whether your problem is a few thousand dollars or a multi-million dollar issue, Sarah is an advocate you can rely upon.

Intellectual Property

As part of Sarah’s litigation practice, she has provided advice in defending trademark, passing off and Fair Trading Act claims for fast moving consumer goods. She has also assisted in copyright litigation for a television broadcaster in respect of programme data.

Health & Safety

Sarah has experience assisting with Court processes following an accident, including where fatalities have occurred.

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