George Steyn Senior Associate

George has over 15 years of civil and commercial litigation experience both in New Zealand and abroad. George provides expert advice and representation across a wide range of civil and commercial disputes. He has an ability to simplify complex issues with the primary goal of resolving disputes quickly and efficiently.

George practiced as a barrister sole (Advocate) for 8 years in South Africa, before qualifying and being admitted to practice in Australia and New Zealand. Since immigrating to New Zealand, George has appeared as counsel in a number of District Courts, the High Court, tribunals, arbitrations and mediations.

George is fluent in English, Greek and Afrikaans. Outside of work, he is an avid fisherman, footballer, cyclist and dad.


George's areas of expertise

  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial and contractual disputes
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Debt recovery
  • Insolvency
  • Property disputes
  • Land and leasing disputes
  • Company and shareholder disputes
  • Trust litigation
  • Construction disputes



LLB, University of Johannesburg 2006 


Professional Memberships

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand 

Lawyer, Supreme Court New South Wales, Australia

Advocate (Barrister) of the High Court of South Africa

New Zealand Law Society

The Law Association