Sam Wells

Sam Wells


Sam is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. He specialised in general civil and commercial litigation.

Sam's practice includes commercial and contractual disputes, property, construction, insolvency, negligence, judicial review, and estates claims. Sam has appeared in the District Court, High Court, and Court of Appeal. Sam has also acted in arbitrations and mediations.

Sam was admitted to the bar in 2014 and joined Gallaway Cook Allan in 2015.  Prior to joining Gallaway Cook Allan, Sam played professional cricket for the Otago Volts.

Outside of work Sam enjoys spending time with his wife and three young daughters, playing golf, and keeping fit. He is the Convenor of Selections for the Otago Volts, a Standards Committee member, Chair of the Bayfield Kindergarten Committee, and Vice-President of the Albion Cricket Club.