LAWYERS

PHILLIP TABUCHI

Phillip Tabuchi was admitted to practice law in Papua New Guinea in 2010 and commenced employment with Young & Williams Lawyers in 2011.

Phillip is actively involved in both civil and criminal litigation that the firm undertakes. He works under the direct guidance and supervision of the Managing Partner, Gregory J. Sheppard, OBE, CSM and also worked closely with the late Francis Griffin who was an Associate with the firm at the time of his passing. Phillip also works with and reports to the other partners when required.

Phillip is a litigator and appears at all Court levels, regularly appearing in the National and Supreme Courts of Papua New Guinea in both interlocutory matters and in trials. He also draws necessary pleadings. He has appeared before, understands and has a working knowledge of Leadership Tribunals, Administrative Appeals Panels and Commissions of Inquiry.

Phillip is familiar with and has experience on a range of matters involving constitutional law, administrative and public law, telecommunications law, company and contract law, election petitions and election related law, natural resources law, legislative drafting and criminal law.

He has also instructed and appeared with overseas Counsel, including Queen’s Counsel and Senior Counsel in the higher Courts in matters involving complex litigation.

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KYLIE NAJIKE

Kylie Najike was admitted to practice law in Papua New Guinea in 2011and commenced employment with Young & Williams Lawyers in 2012. She is currently working as a junior lawyer in various litigation matters under the supervision of Gregory J. Sheppard, OBE, CSM and the mentorship of Francis Griffin.

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MOLLY SUMBUK

Molly Sumbuk was admitted to practice law in 2010 and commenced employment with Young & Williams Lawyers in January of 2015.

Molly has litigation experience in administration law, contracts law, family and matrimonial law and commercial law. She is actively involved in civil litigation and regularly appears in the National & Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Young & Williams Molly worked firstly as a Senior Legal Officer in the Office of the Solicitor General and later joined the British High Commission in Port Moresby as Political Affairs advisor to the High Commissioner.

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VENESSA VEE

Venessa Vee commenced employment with Young & Williams Lawyers in 2011 as a Para-Legal. She assisted lawyers with various litigation and commercial law matters particularly with the firm’s Intellectual Property Portfolio.

Venessa was then admitted to practice law in Papua New Guinea in 2015. She currently works as a junior lawyer in various litigation and commercial matters under the supervision of Gregory J. Sheppard, OBE, CSM.

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WILSON MININGA

Wilson Mininga was admitted to practice law in Papua New Guinea in 2015. He commenced employment with Young & Williams Lawyers shortly before admission. He currently works as a junior lawyer in various litigation matters under the supervision of Gregory J. Sheppard, OBE, CSM and Phillip Tabuchi as well as assisting with the firm's Election Petition Portfolio under Gregory J. Sheppard, OBE, CSM.

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