Jenny Cooper


Jenny is a highly regarded commercial litigator with specialist expertise in company and securities law, competition law, and insolvency. She is ranked as one of New Zealand’s leading insolvency and restructuring barristers in the 2020 edition of Doyle’s Guide. Her practice also encompasses regulatory investigations, fair trading and consumer finance law, contract and tort claims, trusts, and insurance.

‍Alongside her commercial practice, Jenny is the inaugural President of Lawyers for Climate Action NZ Inc. which brings together lawyers to advocate for action against climate change. Jenny has previously held a number of other leadership roles in the profession, including being on the Council of the New Zealand Bar Association.

‍Prior to joining Shortland Chambers in 2011 Jenny was a partner at Bell Gully.