EXPERTISE 

Before joining Addleshaw Goddard, Stephanie was part of the leading major projects and construction team in New Zealand where she gained experience representing both contractors and employers in major construction and engineering projects.  She has been involved in the dispute resolution of some of most technical and high-value projects in New Zealand, including sports facilities, airport terminals, renewable energy infrastructure, hospitals, residential buildings, apartment complexes and other vertical builds.  During her time at Addleshaw Goddard, she has continued to build on her experience in the major transport and energy infrastructure sphere at both the dispute resolution phase and project delivery phase. 

  • Acting for an employer against an Arbitration Claim on a major transport infrastructure contract valued at over 1 billion USD
  • Acting for a contractor to bring a claim for wrongful termination of energy infrastructure on a contract valued at over 1 billion USD
  • Acting for a sub-contractor during project delivery phase and dispute resolution phase on a 500 million NZD EPC Turnkey contract for renewable energy infrastructure 
  • Acting for the contractor to bring arbitration proceedings for ground conditions claims on a 700 million NZD multi-use facility 
Education
  • Legal Professional Course – New Zealand College of Law 
  • Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours – University of Waikato 
  • Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in English and History – University of Waikato
Professional Memberships
  • Society of Construction Law International