Siobhan Leonard


Siobhan specialises in public law, administrative law, contract law and Competition Law.

She provides advice on a range of issues to private and public clients in their interaction with government departments and regulatory bodies.

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Siobhan’s experience as in-house counsel for a government regulator means she understands the constraints on legal teams. She has in-depth knowledge of the complex landscape government agencies operate in and has extensive experience providing advice on a range of matters including government decision making, procurement and contracting, Commerce Commission inquiries, and Official Information Act requests. She has experience in litigation including appearances in the District and High Court. Her experience in this area brings an additional perspective to her advice which is commercially astute and defensible.

Whether Siobhan is advising public sector or private clients, she provides advice that is solutions focused and pragmatic.

Recent highlights

  • Advising on a range of contracts in both the public and private sector.

  • Assisting clients with responses to requests for information from the Commerce Commission.

  • Advising clients on a range of Privacy Act and Official Information Act queries including responses to Ombudsman investigations.


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