Miriam R Dean CNZM KC

Barrister | Director | Reviewer | Mediator & Arbitrator

Miriam brings to clients and boardrooms a persuasive combination of skills:

  • strategic and commercial legal acumen
  • a proven record in conducting inquiries and reviews
  • mediation and arbitration expertise that avoids courtroom disputes
  • governance expertise across a range of boards

More than 38 years of experience in commercial dispute resolution and 25 years in governance shape the advice she provides and the investigative work she carries out. In both capacities, she takes a focused, sound and practical approach.

As a King’s Counsel and independent director, Miriam has a depth of legal and governance skills to take on the most difficult and diverse issues. In the growing area of inquiry and review roles, she uses those skills to achieve change. An original thinker, she has a collaborative style and enjoys working as part of a team.

She has built up experience in mediating and arbitrating disputes in a variety of sectors and is also skilled in negotiation and facilitation. Her goal is fast, cost-effective outcomes. Miriam is also a judge of the Pitcairn Islands Court of Appeal.