Samuel Deavoll

Senior Solicitor, Ōtautahi | Christchurch

LL.B, University of Canterbury


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Sam is a Senior Solicitor in our Employment and Litigation team. He joined Anderson Lloyd in January 2022 and is based out of the Christchurch office.

Sam began his legal career at a barristers chambers in Christchurch in 2016. Following this, in 2018, he worked at a Christchurch based law firm in the litigation team working across a variety of areas including, employment, family, and civil litigation.

In February 2020 he moved to London where he worked in various litigation based roles namely for the UK Government dealing with immigration litigation, and for large firm dealing with insurance litigation for the Lloyds Bank Group.

Sam returned to Christchurch at the end of 2021 and began his role at Anderson Lloyd. He specialises in employment and litigation with a particular interest in employment law advice, advocacy for employers and employees, civil litigation advice, and acting in civil litigation disputes.