Sam has more than 20 years’ experience, having graduated from Otago University in 1999.

Sam’s clients value his quick thinking and his ability to solve problems efficiently and in a practical way. His expert contract drafting skills help to ensure our clients’ business objectives are met quickly and efficiently.

Sam has a strong focus on Business matters and Commercial Property transactions. He acts for large nationwide companies as well as SMEs and individuals.

Sam is a dual NZ and UK qualified lawyer and spent 10 years in the United Kingdom working in both public and private practice, before returning to Fitzherbert Rowe Lawyers in 2011.

Sam is a member of the property law section Member 2020/21



  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Otago
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Otago


Admitted in 2000, New Zealand


Sam’s Team