Rachael Cederwall

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Rachael is an associate in the Baker McKenzie Dispute Resolution team based in London. Prior to joining the team in January 2020, Rachael worked at a specialist dispute resolution firm in London and a leading New Zealand legal firm.

Practice Focus

Rachael has a broad commercial practice with a focus on complex multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie Rachael's experience included:

  • Representing CIS-clients in complex multi-party litigation involving multiple English and Ukrainian law claims, counterclaims and additional claims pertaining to the disputed ownership of various assets worth up to USD 2 billion.
  • Acting for a high net worth individual in Commercial Court proceedings alleging breach of contract and tortious duties of care in relation to the management and commercial charter of a private jet. 
  • Advising a global investment bank on a number of commercial disputes.
  • Acting for a group of claimants seeking to recover losses in relation to a fraudulent investment scheme orchestrated by a partner of a law firm.
  • Representing a vendor in a failed high-value property transaction in the New Zealand High Court and Court of Appeal.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of New Zealand - Member

Admissions

  • High Court of New Zealand (2013)

Education

  • University of Otago (Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts in Geography)
  • College of Law, New Zealand (Professional Legal Studies)

Languages

  • English