Stephen Rankin


Stephen is a solicitor in the commercial litigation team.  He provides advice and advocacy services for private clients and government bodies.

Stephen also acts for the Crown in criminal proceedings.  

Before joining Meredith Connell, Stephen worked as a judges’ clerk at the Auckland High Court for two years where he worked on a broad range of cases involving different facets of the law.

> The Dotcom litigation.

> Developing the law in the areas of resulting trusts, take down orders and dog destruction orders.

> Numerous criminal trials, including the trial of prison guards at Paremoremo.

BA/LLB (Hons), Auckland University

Other credentials:

Faculty of Law Dean's Academic Excellence Award