Sam Buchan

Associate, Dunedin

LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Otago


d: +64 3 467 7186


Sam is an Associate in our Corporate Commercial team and is based out of our Dunedin office. He specialises in commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure and construction, intellectual property and corporate advisory.

Sam assists clients with buying and selling their businesses (either through asset or share sales), structuring their commercial arrangements including providing shareholder and governance advice, establishing and maintaining intellectual property (trademarks, copyright, licence agreements and confidentiality agreements), contracts for services (for clients providing or receiving the services), financing and commercial leases.

Sam has provided advice on a large array of commercial matters including the sale of a large winery in Central Otago with overseas investment office considerations, some significant infrastructure contracts for local government, contracts for hire in relation to major venues, and the rebranding of large tourism businesses.

Sam graduated from the University of Otago in 2012 with a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Accounting). Sam was admitted to the bar in 2015 and joined Anderson Lloyd in 2016.