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Meet the team

Samuel Moore

Barrister (Principal)

Natalie Devery

Barrister (Employed)

Ginrick Credo

Law Clerk

Who we are

Samuel founded Wolfe Street Chambers after leaving the leadership team of New Zealand’s largest litigation practices in 2016. Since then his independent practice has grown and is currently supported by a team of two barristers, a practice manager, CTO and the office mascot (Peanut the Dachshund).

Our values are everything.

Samuel Moore, Barrister
Integrity
To be honest, trustworthy, respectful and ethical in our actions. To honor our commitments and to be accountable for our actions, successes and failures.
Client Focus
To fully understand our clients’ requirements, challenges, objectives and goals and to maximize the value of our services to our clients including safeguarding the security and confidentiality of their information.
intellectual rigor
To be meticulous in our attention to detail. To extract larger meaning from data and information to support objective evaluation, decision making and innovation.
Collaboration
To seek, share and respect diverse perspectives and to function as a team with our colleagues, clients and third party providers. To openly communicate all relevant information consistently and constructively.
Excellence
To relentlessly pursue delivery of outstanding results in everything we do.
Our People
We foster the career development of others making sure that sufficient mentoring and support is given in a timely manner. We give honest and constructive feedback in real time and involve our colleagues in opportunities.
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Samuel moore | Barrister

Our Story

Samuel is an experienced barrister based in Auckland’s CBD specialising in

- Civil & Commercial litigation and advice

- Regulatory & Insurance litigation and advice

Samuel founded Wolfe Street Chambers after leaving the leadership team of New Zealand’s largest litigation practices in 2016.

Since then his independent practice has grown and is currently supported by a team of two barristers, a practice manager, and the office mascot (Peanut the dachshund).

Samuel’s clients range from large corporates, government entities, private individuals, insurers, and pro-bono clients.

Samuel has also held various other advisory and academic positions including:-

- Adjunct Law Lecturer (AUT) for graduate and post-graduate students
- Legal Advisor to the Cook Islands National Reform Project

Prior to becoming an independent barrister, Samuel held the following roles:

- Crown Prosecutor at Crown Solicitors’ Network
- Leadership Team for one of New Zealand’s largest litigation practices
- Senior Consultant for big four consultancy.

Positions Held

Legal positions

Legal Advisor | The Cook Islands: National Reform Project (OSH and Workers’ Compensation), including consultation, advice to the Cook Islands and drafting instructions to Parliamentary Council Office (2018 –2020)

Adjunct Law Lecturer | Auckland University of Technology including graduate and post-graduate students in intensive special topic papers (2017 – 2021)

Committee member | ADLS Health and Safety Committee (2017- 2020)

Crown Prosecutor | Crown Solicitor of Auckland (2013 – 2016)

National Leadership Team | Meredith Connell (2014 – 2016)

Non-legal positions

Founding Board Member and Treasurer | Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Lawyers Association (2012 – 2013)

Advisory Board, Director, Communications Manager | Equal Justice Project (2009 – 2011)

Researcher (pure mathematics) | Auckland University research scholarship (2007-2008)

Conference Chair | National Safety Leadership Summit, Safety 360 (2017)

Senior Consultant, Deloitte (2015-2017)

Koha | Charitable activityAdvisor and New Zealand Representative |Shelter for Ukraine (2022 – present)

Trustee | Korua Community Trust (2018 – present)

Trustee | Saving the Wild (2018 – 2019)

Legal advisor | TEDxAuckland (2016 – 2019)

Publications

Legal course material “Asbestos Masterclass” in association with WorkSafe New Zealand NBR Special report: Health and safety reform – everyone is affected

Legal Practice Manual – Health and Safety at Work Act Health and Safety Reform – seminar handbook

CPD Text “Health and Safety at Work – Getting Reform Ready”

Contributing Author – Employment Law Conference 2018 – Employment Law in a Time of Change

Author, Legal Viewpoint – Safeguard Magazine, various articles