With over 20 years of legal experience, Sam Rowe graduated from Otago University in 1999 and was admitted to the bar in 2000. Clients value Sam’s quick thinking and problem-solving abilities, which he applies efficiently and practically. His expertise in contract drafting ensures swift alignment with our clients’ business objectives.

Sam’s primary focus lies in Business matters and Commercial Property transactions. He serves a wide spectrum of clients, from large nationwide corporations to SMEs and individuals. Sam holds dual qualifications in both New Zealand and the UK, having spent a decade practising law in the United Kingdom across public, private practice, and in-house sectors. He rejoined Fitzherbert Rowe Lawyers in 2011 and is an active member of the Property Law Section since 2020/21.



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


Admitted in 2000, New Zealand