Carter Pearce is a barrister employed by Philip Skelton QC and Kelly Quinn.
Carter specialises in the growing field of class actions. Recently he appeared in the Supreme Court in the Ross v Southern Response class action on behalf of around 3,000 homeowners allegedly induced to settle their earthquake claims for substantially less than they were entitled to, as a result of misleading and deceptive conduct by their insurer. He also acrs in one of tow class actions brought by shareholders against the formerly listed company CBL Corporation (now in liquidation).
In addition, Carter also works on other disputes of all shapes and sizes, including contract, construction, employment, insurance, real estate and trust litigation. He has appeared in courts and tribunals at every level, including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
From 2012-2015, Carter attended law school at the University of Auckland, where he won the Stout Shield mooting competition, the Gary Davies Memorial Prize in Advocacy and the NZLSA national mooting competition, and represented New Zealand at the Jessup International Law Moot in Washington DC.