After initially studying towards a Masters in English and taking a few years off to travel Europe and Asia, Sam returned to studying law, joining the Gibson Sheat litigation team while still completing her studies in 2020, achieving a BA(hons) – English, MA – English – Bachelor of Laws.
As a solicitor, Sam is experienced in general civil litigation and assists the broader litigation team, focusing on:
- Relationship property,
- Debt recovery (bankruptcy and insolvency) and
- Torts (privacy, ACC, defamation)
Sam is particularly interested in work involving privacy and the environment.
Professional memberships Sam belongs to, include:
- Wellington Woman Lawyers Association
- Lawyers for Climate Action NZ Inc
Outside of work Sam enjoys reading, travelling, the outdoors and puzzles.