Steve has a wide range of experience in corporate disputes, insolvency proceedings and complex commercial litigation.
Steve joined Maples and Calder (Hong Kong) LLP in 2017. Prior to that, he worked in the insolvency and commercial litigation team at Meredith Connell in New Zealand, where he represented private liquidators, the Official Assignee and creditors on a range of insolvency matters. He also worked for a number of private clients from sectors such as real estate, consumer goods and retail, sports and education in relation to various complex disputes. Steve also undertook criminal prosecution work as a Crown prosecutor.
University of Auckland, LLB/BA, 2008
University of Auckland, LLM (1st Class Hons), 2016
Steve is fluent in Korean.
Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
Member of the Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand
Member of the Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association of New Zealand
2009 – Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (not practicing)