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Karyn van Wijngaarden

Karyn van Wijngaarden


LLB (Wgtn 2007); B.Sc (Otago 2005)

MobileĀ 021 323 884
Email: karyn@oceanlaw.co.nz

Prior to joining Oceanlaw, Karyn worked in firms in the Wairarapa, Wanaka, and Blenheim, advising clients across a wide variety of matters.

Karyn has a particular interest in maritime matters and is also involved in all aspects of the fisheries side of the practice.

Karyn’s skills include advising:

  • on all aspects of commercial fisheries matters, including optimal commercial structures for fishing enterprises
  • on compliance with Maritime Rules and advising clients under investigation by Maritime New Zealand
  • clients involved with major Ministry for Primary Industries investigations
  • clients involved in the super-yacht industry
  • clients on maritime related insurance disputes, and disputes involving foreign jurisdictions
  • clients regarding purchasing vessels, both domestically and internationally

Karyn also has a STCW-95 (International Maritime Qualification) & Steering Certificate