Alice Poole (Commercial Litigation, Auckland) advises across a range of contentious matters, including regulatory investigations and court proceedings.
She has particular expertise handling complex commercial disputes.
Amanda Stephenson (Commercial, Wellington), advises on a wide range of commercial and corporate issues for both public and private sector clients, with a particular focus on commercial and technology contracts.
Edward Fear (Banking & Finance, Auckland) specialises in property finance transactions across a wide-range of property assets, as well as advising on corporate banking and leveraged and acquisition finance transactions.
Kate Tidbury (Intellectual Property, Sports, and Sales and Marketing, Auckland), advises on a wide range of IP/commercial issues, specialising in trade mark protection, IP arrangements and local/international enforcement strategies.
Mark Gillard (Construction, Auckland) specialises in construction and infrastructure contracts and disputes.
Prior to joining Simpson Grierson, he spent 15 years in Sydney advising on major transport projects, both at Clayton Utz and in-house.
Matthew Prendergast (Commercial Litigation, Christchurch), specialises in complex commercial disputes, with a particular focus on professional indemnity, insolvency, tort and contract claims, and contentious trust issues.
Rachael Judge (Employment, Auckland) advises across all aspects of employment and education law, including personal grievances, disciplinary processes, holiday pay compliance, collective bargaining, investigations and student disciplinary issues and claims.
Sarah Kuper (Public, Wellington) recently joined Simpson Grierson having returned from five years in London and the United States.
Her experience spans a wide range of commercial and public law advice and disputes.
Simpson Grierson also promoted five team members to senior solicitor in 2020: Sam Comber (Litigation, Auckland), Viola Lam (Commercial Property, Auckland), Lincoln Matthews (Commercial, Wellington), Edward Warren (Commercial Property, Auckland), and Louw Wessels (Corporate, Auckland).