BA, LLB (Hons) Otago
Steph has 20 years legal experience. Prior to joining forces with Johanna, Steph practised as a sole practitioner for 6 years. Steph previously worked for a large commercial law firm (Russell McVeagh, Wellington), as a Crown Counsel in the Employment and Education team of The Crown Law Office, and as an employment lawyer for human resources specialists Right Management Consultants (formerly Greene Hanson, and The Empower Group). Steph is a member of the Social Workers’ Disciplinary Tribunal, has served on the Wellington District Law Society Council, and was a founding author of Brookers District Court Procedure. Steph is a member of the New Zealand Law Society and the Wellington Women Lawyers' Association.
Steph is recognised as a highly effective senior employment advisor and advocate. She is a skilled conference and workshop presenter, and has developed a specialist expertise in undertaking independent investigations and reviews.