Polly is a member of the Arbitration Panel and Adjudication List of the Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand, and acts as an Adjudicator for the Building Disputes Tribunal.
She is a Council Member of the Legal Research Foundation. She is an experienced advocate, and a member of the faculty of the New Zealand Law Society's Litigation Skills Course.
Co-author, Consumer Credit, Laws of New Zealand (LexisNexis).
Editor, arbitration chapters of Sim's Court Practice (LexisNexis).
Co-author, The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations 2018 New Zealand Chapter (Global Investigations Review)
Co-author, ICLG: Class and Group Actions 2020 - New Zealand (Global Legal Group)
Polly is a listed lawyer by Chambers and Partners 2020. Polly is noted as a leading litigation lawyer for New Zealand by Best Lawyers® 2020 guide, and for Construction, Projects & Infrastructure by Doyles Guide 2018 and 2019.
Polly was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 1999 and in England and Wales in 2003. Polly gained international experience in the international arbitration and litigation teams of the leading global firms Debevoise & Plimpton and Clifford Chance.