Who am I? Zoë Lawton, self-employed legal consultant and researcher. I also write legal articles for the media, do a range of pro-bono work and I'm a marriage celebrant.
Areas of expertise? My previous work has spanned family, medical, criminal, employment and privacy law as well as human rights.
Credentials? I've got a Master of Laws and have been admitted to the New Zealand bar. I started my career working for the Principal Family Court Judge of New Zealand then became self-employed.
Past clients? • Chief Victims Advisor to the New Zealand Government, Ministry of Justice • Victoria University of Wellington, Integrated Family Violence Courts Project • Vault, bullying and sexual harassment reporting platform (UK) • Jan McCartney QC, family law barrister specialising in relationship property • Margaret Casey QC, family law barrister specialising in surrogacy • University of Canterbury, Surrogacy Law Reform Project • Seattle Sperm Bank, donor sperm exporter (US) • DNA Diagnostics, paternity testing lab • New Zealand Law Foundation, legal researcher funder • Shift, law firm • Stuff, media company • Newsroom, media company • Vice, media company • Bauer Media, media company