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Sam Hood | Norris Ward McKinnon

Sam Hood

Managing Partner

Practice Areas

Sam specialises in civil litigation and employment law. Sam has appeared as lead Counsel in successful proceedings before the High Court and Court of Appeal of New Zealand and also the High Court and Court of Appeal of the Cook Islands.

Sam speaks fluent Japanese and is a member of the New Zealand Law Society Standards Committee.

Sam’s specialist areas include the following:

- Contract and negligence disputes
- Claims involving restraints of trade and protection of confidential information
- Negotiation, mediation and Court work
- Personal grievances and other employment disputes