Ms Rachael Reed QC

Ms Rachael Reed
Ms Rachael Reed QC
BBS, LLB (Hons)
Position Title
City Chambers

Contact Details

Correspondence Address

PO Box 1614, Shortland St, AUCKLAND 1140

About Me

Rachael practises in civil and criminal law with particular expertise in serious fraud and other complex cases. She has been in practice for 22 years and was appointed a QC in 2017. In that time, Rachael has honed her skills in civil and criminal litigation. She has worked in top commercial firms, the Serious Fraud Office, the Crown Solicitor's office in Auckland, a top London firm specialising in criminal fraud defence work. She has led many trials in the District Court and High Court, including murder, gaining her extensive experience in complex cases with many experts from different fields. She has appeared as senior counsel in complex fraud cases on many occasions in the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the District Court. Rachael was appointed to both the Crown panel and the Serious Fraud Office prosecution panel in 2012.She is the current Chair of the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal, having been appointed as a member in July 2013. She is also a past President of Auckland Women Lawyers' Association. For further details see

Professional Details

Areas of Expertise
  • Civil
  • Commercial
  • Criminal
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Dispute Resolution (ADR and/or Litigation)
  • Insurance
  • Judicial Review
  • Regulatory
  • Social Security and/or Superannuation
  • Torts
Practice Locations
  • Auckland

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