Chloe Jolliffe


+64 3 364 3807

+64 27 406 1035


With over 16 years of experience, Chloe Jolliffe specialises in corporate recovery and insolvency. Her clients include financiers, banks, insolvency practitioners, and the Official Assignee. She enjoys the complexity involved in her work, and has a keen interest in debt recovery. Chloe has been recognised as a rising star in Asia Pacific Legal 500. She endeavours to be responsive, pragmatic and considerate of the needs of her clients. 

Key Transactions


  • Major banks and financiers in all facets of corporate recovery, including mortgagee sales, recovery of goods under securities, and court proceedings for recovery of debts owed.
Acted for:
  • A financier on a receivership of an individual and their related companies. This transaction included a number of complex issues around asset ownership and dealings.
  • The Official Assignee in respect of high profile bankruptcies that involved extensive litigation. This work included an examination under the Insolvency Act and day-to-day dealings including dealing with the property of bankrupts.


  • Asia Pacific Legal 500, Rising Star, 2019-2023


Bachelor of Laws (LLB), (Hons), University of Canterbury

Admission to the Bar

Christchurch, 2006

Professional Memberships

New Zealand Law Society, Member

New Zealand Credit and Finance Institute, Member

Women in Restructuring and Insolvency, Steering Committee Member

Restructuring & Insolvency Turnaround Association of New Zealand (RITANZ), Member

When Chloe’s not at work, she’s running around being a taxi driver to her daughters, and working on her old villa. When she gets a minute or two, she’s refreshing her knowledge of New Zealand history, and trying to learn te reo Māori.

Contributed Articles

  • Navigating the minefield of Repossession

    Repossession.  It feels like one of those things that no one likes to talk about, but it inevitably happens often here in New Zealand. You find yourself in the situation, as a creditor, with a debtor who owes you money, is failing to meet their obligations, and you need to exercise your secured rights to […]