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Sonya Forbes

Special Counsel
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MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Auckland, New Zealand
    Local Time: Tuesday 00:56

Practice Expertise

  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
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Areas of Practice

  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Commercial Law
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Profile

Sonya is a Special Counsel in our Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) team with expertise in data, technology, telecommunications, outsourcing and complex projects. This includes advising on procurement processes, privacy, cyber security, and the Reserve Bank’s BS11 Outsourcing Policy that applies to large banks. Sonya also advises on general commercial matters.

Clients describe Sonya as a positive, proactive and focused business partner whose work product is high quality, thorough and delivered on time. They note her organisational skill, tenacity, and ability to analyse and find practical solutions to multi-dimensional problems, as well as her collaborative approach.

Prior to joining MinterEllisonRuddWatts, Sonya worked for other major law firms in New Zealand and in-house for large international corporates in the United Kingdom.

Bar Admissions
New Zealand

Education
BA, Victoria University of Wellington
LLB, Victoria University of Wellington

Areas of Practice

  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Commercial Law

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