Todd Spencer


Juno Lawyer

Wellington | Ngāi Tahu

Todd Spencer | Juno Legal | Lawyer


I have extensive commercial, regulatory and corporate experience from private practice, in-house and commercial roles in New Zealand, Asia and the UK. Through my career I’ve worked on and delivered complex commercial transactions including M&A, joint venture and project developments with a focus on energy and infrastructure. I’ve also spent several years in senior business roles – this hands-on commercial experience enables me to give pragmatic, business-focussed advice.

At Juno, I’ve had the opportunity to support Steel & Tube Holdings as acting General Counsel, the legal team at Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency and currently Gas Industry Company (the gas market regulator) on stakeholder consultations. I’ve also provided consulting services to private sector legal teams on optimising legal team performance.

Juno Clients

Steel & Tube, The Warehouse Group, Waka Kotahi/New Zealand Transport Agency, Gas Industry Company, Climate Change Commission, Accident Compensation Corporation, Clarus

Before Juno

Contact Energy | Head of Commercial & New Ventures
Chapman Tripp | Senior Solicitor 
Herbert Smith Freehills | Senior Solicitor 
Shell International | In-house Counsel (secondment)
Bell Gully | Solicitor

Areas of expertise

  • General commercial law 
  • Energy 
  • Construction 
  • Infrastructure projects 
  • M&A
  • Governance


Director at The Lines Company Limited and Ōraka Aparima Holdings Limited
President of Coastguard Kapiti Coast
Former Director at Influx Energy Data Limited

  • Todd is superb. He has fitted into our team seamlessly, is doing great work, is always willing to take on new work and his internal clients seem to really like him. I couldn’t ask for more!

    Meredith Ussher

    General Counsel – Commercial, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

  • Todd is doing great and has settled in quickly, picked up key matters very well and has impressed all round.  Just what we need in terms of GC and very pleased to have him on board.

    Greg Smith

    CFO, Steel & Tube

  • Todd has been a fantastic addition to the GIC team. He is professional, dedicated, and brings valuable and relevant experience to his work here. We have been really impressed!

    Susan Dunne

    General Manager Corporate Services, Gas Industry

  • The independent review that Todd undertook was very useful in helping to create the structure and strategy for the team to ensure that key legal and compliance risks are appropriately addressed.  

    Erin Vercoe

    General Counsel and Company Secretary, The Warehouse Group

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