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I want to hire a qualified NZ lawyer to defend my case of land relocation v compensation in samoa against the government of Samoa.

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I am refering to a case in Samoa

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Chris The Lawyer
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I can suggest lawyers but it may depend on the seniority of the lawyer, such as a QC. That also affects the cost of course
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Do you want a QC or perhaps less expensive?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ideally a QC but will consider less expensive suitable one
Try Franic Cooke QC who has appeared in the Samoan Courts
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That is Francis Cooke
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I have heard of Francis Cooke any other QC besides him
Or William Akel of Simpson Grierson.
Both are senior but actually there are some pretty good Samoan lawyers
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Olinda Woodruffe is a New Zealand Samoan who have acted in many cases in Samoa
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
ok I do know some samoan lawyers but would prefer your reccommendations on this case has William Akel done any cases in samoa
he has
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I know Olinda but would prefer someone else
Simativa Perese Barrister, very well regarded and practises in Auckland
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
thank you I do know of Simativa also. So can you provide contact for following then and I will take on from there: Simativa Perese, William Akel, Francis Cooke,and Ron Mansfield,

Simativa Perese Barrister

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PO Box 2407
Shortland Street
Auckland1140
New Zealand
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William Akel

c/- Simpson Grierson
Private Bag 92518
Wellesley Street
Auckland1141
New Zealand
09(###) ###-####/p>

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Francis Cooke Queens Counsel

Thorndon Chambers

PO Box 1530
Wellington6140
New Zealand
04(###) ###-####/p>

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Ronald Mansfield Barrister

PO Box 2674

Shortland Street
Auckland1140
New Zealand

09(###) ###-####/p>

He is a great lawyer but I think does mostly criminal law-but ask him anyway

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank you Chris the lawyer that should be all for now but will contact you if I need help help on this case in the future

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