Andrew Grant joined Chaffetz Lindsey in August 2018. He has experience in complex commercial, tax and public law disputes across several jurisdictions, both at trial and appellate level.
Prior to joining Chaffetz Lindsey, Andrew worked in the litigation department at Russell McVeagh, one of New Zealand’s leading commercial law firms, and completed a Master of Laws at Harvard Law School. He has also previously served as an academic tutor at Auckland Law School. Andrew is admitted to the New York State Bar and as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.
Andrew’s academic work has been featured in New Zealand’s three foremost law journals. His most recent publications are:
- “The Role of Judicial Review in New Zealand Tax Disputes” 1 New Zealand Law Review 39-74 (2018).
- “An Examination of New Zealand Criminal Appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council 1841-2015”, 27 New Zealand Universities Law Review 438–462 (2016).
- “Legislation Note: The Vulnerable Children Act 2014”, 22 Auckland University Law Review 401-408 (2016).
Andrew completed his LL.M. at Harvard Law School in 2018. He completed his B.A. and LL.B. with honors at the University of Auckland in 2017. While at law school, Andrew was the Worldwide Best Oralist at the 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, as well as the New Zealand Moot Court Champion and National Best Speaker in 2016. He served as an invited contributor to the Auckland University Law Review in 2015.
- New Zealand, 2017.
- New York, 2018.