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Claire Greaney

Associate (New Zealand)


Business DisputesTechnology, Media & Telecommunications 


Litigation & Dispute ResolutionIntellectual Property

Claire is a commercial litigator with specialist expertise in media, privacy, intellectual property and insurance litigation.

She works for a full range of clients; from high profile individuals to multi-national organisations. 

Claire has significant experience in the resolution of disputes involving both personal and corporate reputation issues.  She regularly advises on defamation disputes and cases concerning the protection of private or confidential information.

Claire is admitted to practise as a Barrister and Solicitor in New Zealand.


  • Acting for various celebrity claimants in relation to the on-going phone hacking litigation against News Group Newspapers and Mirror Group Newspapers.
  • Assisting a high profile individual defend freezing and disclosure order applications brought by US parties in support of international copyright litigation.