Amanda is a commercial lawyer, specialising in technology contracts and general commercial contracts.  Amanda also acts on corporate matters and privacy matters.

She advises clients in the public and private sectors from a range of industries.

Amanda regularly advises clients on the procurement of new technology systems, including drafting and negotiating the contracts for these.

Amanda also has a keen interest in privacy law. She advises on contractual provisions relating to privacy and practices regarding the use of personal information.

Prior to joining Simpson Grierson in 2017, Amanda worked in London for four years at CMS (a large international law firm) in the Technology Media and Telecommunications team. Amanda has undertaken two in-house secondments, including to the Department of Internal Affairs.

Work Highlights


Advising Cubic Transportation Systems New Zealand Limited on its negotiations as vendor for a national integrated ticketing solution for bus, train and ferry transport.


Advising Transpower New Zealand Limited on a range of procurements for information technology and on its contracts relating to grid services.  This included assisting Transpower with its appointment of a new infrastructure provider to manage its key infrastructure systems.

Various councils

Advising New Zealand councils on various contracts for the procurement of technology, including contracts for parking technology, building consents systems and health and safety management solutions.

A leading New Zealand retailer

Advising a leading New Zealand retailer on its replacement of the e-commerce and product information management components of its web platform.

Energy clients

Advising energy clients on gas supply agreements and assisting with seeking regulatory consents from New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals.

Share and asset sales

Advising on share sales and asset sales and the corporate governance requirements in relation to the same.

A New Zealand council

Advising a New Zealand city council on a strategic asset and land transfer deal.

Areas of Expertise

Insights & News