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Frances Joychild QC is a successful advocate with over twenty five years of practice before Courts and Tribunals. She undertakes inquiries and investigations and provides opinions and advice. 

Frances will listen carefully to your problems and suggest thoughtful practical legal solutions. She advocates skilfully and strongly for her clients in negotiations, mediations and in court hearings.  

Frances works in the areas of:

  • public law
  • human rights and refugee
  • professional negligence 
  • employment
  • privacy and information
  • sexual harassment and bullying 
  • abuse and assault  
  • general litigation including tort and equity
  • insurance, property, land law and trusts
  • international human rights advice

Frances appears in all levels of the court structure; and is a registered legal aid provider.

Authorised by the New Zealand Law Society to accept direct instructions.