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 2020 New Zealand Chapter (Global Investigations Review)
Co-author, ICLG: Class and Group Actions 2020 - New Zealand (Global Legal Group)
Polly is listed by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2020 guide for Restructuring and Insolvency. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 guide has listed her as a 'Leading Individual' in both Restructuring and Insolvency, and Real Estate and Construction. Polly is also noted as a leading litigation lawyer in New Zealand by Best Lawyers® 2021 guide, and is recommended for Construction, Projects & Infrastructure law and Insolvency and Restructuring law in the peer-nominated Doyles Guide 2020.
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.