A law firm partner at MinterEllisonRuddWatts, Stacey has 25 years’ experience representing public sector entities and corporate clients in significant legal disputes. With degrees in law and accountancy from Victoria University, Stacey also has a masters degree in law from Canada. She previously worked for over a decade as a litigator in New York and is recognised internationally as a leading New Zealand lawyer. Stacey has won awards, particularly for her pro bono work in New Zealand and offshore, developing projects designed to create social change. The founding trustee of the Who Did You Help Today charitable trust, Stacey was a semifinalist for Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year in 2019 and 2020.