Steven is a partner at Parry Field Lawyers based in Christchurch. He helps start-up companies as well as more mature tech companies, investors, social enterprises and others. After 3 years working at a national law firm in Wellington, Steven spent 11 years overseas working for an international law firm in Tokyo (4 years), London (3 years) and Sydney (4 years) before returning to New Zealand at the start of 2016 and so brings a unique perspective and proactive approach to issues faced by clients. He works with both New Zealand and international companies with a strong focus on those investing here.
He has a unique focus on empowering impact and published the book: “Social Enterprises in New Zealand: A Legal Handbook”. To educate and grow the impact ecosystem he hosts a weekly podcast “Seeds” www.theseeds.nz interviewing inspiring people with more than 110 interviews and more than 35,000 listens. He is not a stranger to being involved in a start-up as co-founder of an IT start-up focusing on AI enabled chatbot solutions: http://activeassociate.com/. He has a strong commercial focus having spent time working in-house as he has had two secondments to clients – the in-house legal team of the Japanese trading house Mitsui in Tokyo (2 years) and Caltex in Sydney (1 year).
He graduated from Canterbury University before working for a national law firm in Wellington for 3 years and then joining Norton Rose Fulbright in 2005 for 11 years. He currently holds a practising certificate for New Zealand but in the past has qualified in England & Wales and New South Wales (does not hold current practising certificates there).
He would welcome the chance to talk with you about how our team could help yours.
“Steven Moe’s expertise and his support to Digital Seniors has been fantastic. He works with where you’re at, bringing stretch to your thinking and ‘value add’. He has our highest recommendation.”
Technology: Digital Seniors, Cathy Hardinge, Founder and CEO