Victoria Stace

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Lecturer Faculty of Law


Teaching in 2019


BA, LLB(Hons) Well, LLM Camb


Victoria Stace joined the Law Faculty in 2008 as an adjunct lecturer, and in 2015 as a lecturer. Victoria, who holds an LLB (Hons) from VUW and an LLM from Cambridge University, has worked in private practice in Wellington since 1983, specialising in commercial law. She was a partner at Chapman Tripp in the 1990s and a consultant until 2011. She developed a keen interest in securities regulation in the early 2000s, and is the author of "Securities Law in New Zealand" (2010) and co-author of "Financial Markets Conduct Regulation, A Practitioner's Guide" (2014). Victoria currently teaches company law and securities regulation. She holds a practising certificate as a barrister and solicitor.

Areas of interest

  • Company Law
  • Securities Regulation

Selection of publications

"Are Directors Liable in Negligence for Misstatements in a Prospectus?" (2016) 34(1) Company and Securities Law Journal pp 48 SSRN.

"New Zealand’s Financial Adviser Regulation – Falling Behind in the Wake of Overseas Reforms", New Zealand Universities Law Review, 26, 4 (2015) pp 869 SSRN.

“Relevance of financial markets conduct principles to the interpretation of directors’ duties” (2015) 1 Journal of Corporate Law Studies pp 161-182 SSRN.

“The Doctrine of Reasonable Expectations – Does it have a place in New Zealand law?” 20 NZBLQ 148 (2014)

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Teaching in 2019