Sam Nightingale

LLB, BA (Philosophy), PGDipBHL (Distinction)

Staff Solicitor


Sam graduated from University of Otago with a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics and Health Law (Distinction).

Sam worked for The Ministry of Social Development as a Discovery Advisor for the Historic Claims Team and then as a solicitor for Oranga Tamariki before joining Cooper Legal in June 2019.

Sam completed a volunteer project on amendments to British Columbia’s Adult Guardianship Legislation while studying in Vancouver, Canada.

Sam has also volunteered at Baywide Community Law Service in Tauranga.

When not at work, Sam plays golf and follow most things sports. He also enjoys travelling.

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