Carole Smith

Carole Smith is an Auckland based mediator, negotiator and barrister specialising in trusts, estates, relationship property disputes involving trusts, and equity. She also practises in the general commercial space and has significant experience of contractual disputes.

Carole is passionate about mediation and negotiation as alternatives or additions to the court process. She trained as a mediator in Singapore in 2013, and became accredited with the Singapore Mediation Centre (“SMC”). Carole then worked as a consultant to the SMC for three years observing, analysing and contributing to significant commercial mediations. During this period she undertook approximately 30 mediations herself.

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