Steve has a wide range of experience in corporate disputes, insolvency proceedings and complex commercial litigation.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
Steve joined the Maples Group in 2017. Before 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. Steve also worked for a number of private clients in sectors such as real estate, consumer goods and retail, sports and education. He also undertook criminal prosecution work as a Crown prosecutor. Steve is fluent in Korean.
2009 – Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (not practising)
University of Auckland, New Zealand, LLB/BA, 2008
University of Auckland, New Zealand, LLM (1st Class Hons), 2016
Steve is a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL), Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ), and the Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association of New Zealand (RITANZ).