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Kim Proctor-Stephens


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Special Counsel

NDMDI, LLB (hons), Grad. Dip. Marine Resource Management

Mobile 027 4800 690
Email: kim@oceanlaw.co.nz

Kim specialises in Fisheries Maritime, Aquaculture, Employment and Business Law.

Kim brings a wealth of experience to Oceanlaw, both as a former prosecutor for the Ministry of Fisheries and in private practice since 2001 as Solicitor, Partner and Director in firms specialising in Fisheries and Commercial law.

Kim’s skills include:

  • Representing fishing companies and individuals in Ministry of Primary Industries’ investigations.
  • Defence Counsel in fisheries and maritime prosecutions.
  • Fisheries Compliance training, and advice on Maritime, Fisheries and Food Safety, compliance regimes.
  • Employment law


Kim has also taught applied law and business management courses at NMIT for the past five years and has a graduate diploma in Marine Resource Management (Aquaculture) from the Australian Maritime School; is an approved assessor for the Seafood Industry Training Organisation’s compliance training and mother to three active children.