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Simpson Grierson

General Business Law

1 ranked lawyersSpotlight TablePacific IslandsAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A bench of experienced litigators handling disputes in a number of territories including Samoa and the Cook Islands. Based in New Zealand, it advises a broad clientele on areas such as commercial and trusts disputes, environmental issues and mining matters. Also has expertise in employment matters.

Notable practitioners

Based in Auckland, Ben Upton is particularly active on contentious matters in Samoa and the Cook Islands. He focuses on banking litigation, with further expertise in employment and trust-related disputes.

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Pacific Islands

General Business Law


Ben Upton
Expertise based abroad in New Zealand