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People

 

With a clear focus on specialist projects, we have brought together a team of the most highly respected legal minds in their respective practice areas.

Considerable care is taken to create teams that bring the most relevant experience to each project, as well as delivering the best personal fit for clients - and always there is direct access and involvement with partners and senior lawyers.

Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Partner

Mark is a commercial real estate lawyer based in our Wellington office.  Mark advises private...


Ranui Calman

Ranui Calman

Partner

Ranui specialises in commercial, commercial property and property and asset financing transactions....


Nick Dunn

Nick Dunn

Partner

Nick is an experienced property lawyer, specialising in large scale development projects in a range...


Rob Harris

Rob Harris

Partner

Rob is a specialist project disputes lawyer with more than 13 years’ experience in New...


Mark Hay

Mark Hay

Partner

Mark is a leading specialist in commercial property and land law, spanning a range of transactional...


Francelle Lupis

Francelle Lupis

Partner

Francelle is a specialist Resource Management lawyer with more than 18 years’ experience...


Brigid McArthur

Brigid McArthur

Partner

Brigid is a highly regarded senior corporate/commercial lawyer, working across many sectors of the...


James Riddoch

James Riddoch

Partner

James is a specialist construction lawyer with a particular focus on social infrastructure.Prior to...


Bob Roche

Bob Roche

Partner

With over 35 years’ experience as a commercial property specialist in the United Kingdom and New...


Amy Rutherford

Amy Rutherford

Partner

Amy is a specialist construction lawyer who has experience across a range of energy, construction...


Antonia Shanahan

Antonia Shanahan

Partner

Antonia practises in all aspects of commercial property with a focus on development, sales and...


Julian Smith

Julian Smith

Partner

As a leading commercial property lawyer, Julian specialises in infrastructure, acquisitions and...


Anthony Staples

Anthony Staples

Partner

Anthony’s specialist expertise is in commercial and banking and finance – retail financing...


Barry Walker

Barry Walker

Partner

Barry has specialist expertise in a wide range of construction & engineering, infrastructure and...


Steve Woodfield

Steve Woodfield

Partner

Steve focuses predominantly on commercial, contract and property law matters, regularly advising...


Hadleigh Yonge

Hadleigh Yonge

Partner

Hadleigh has a wide range of experience with particular expertise in the delivery of public...



John Greenwood

John Greenwood

Consultant

John is a highly respected specialist in all aspects of property law. He is regularly called on as...


Graeme Smaill

Graeme Smaill

Consultant

Graeme specialises in taxation and commercial law advice and documentation, in a broad range of...


Jeannie Warnock

Jeannie Warnock

Senior Counsel

Jeannie specialises in commercial property.  She is recognised as pre-eminent adviser on...


Renée de Lisle

Renée de Lisle

Principal

Renée practises in all aspects of property with a focus on development projects, social housing...


Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson

Principal

Kelly is an experienced lawyer specialising in commercial property with particular experience in...


Clifton Lin

Clifton Lin

Principal

Clifton is a commercial property, real estate and infrastructure projects specialist. He has...


Beth McAuley

Beth McAuley

Principal

Beth joined Greenwood Roche in 2017 and undertakes a variety of commercial work, while specialising...


Jane McDiarmid

Jane McDiarmid

Principal

Jane is a senior lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in commercial transactions and commercial...


Kurt McRedmond

Kurt McRedmond

Principal

Kurt is a commercial property lawyer with a particular focus on acquisitions and disposals,...


Rachel Murdoch

Rachel Murdoch

Principal

Rachel joined Greenwood Roche in November 2014 after completing her law degree at the University of...


Vimal Nair

Vimal Nair

Principal

Vimal is an experienced projects and construction lawyer, specialising in large infrastructure...


Rachel Robertson

Rachel Robertson

Principal

Rachel has over 25 years’ experience acting for companies, government, State-owned enterprises,...


Jordan Ropati

Jordan Ropati

Principal

Jordan is a specialist construction lawyer with substantial experience across a wide range of...


Letitia Stenberg

Letitia Stenberg

Principal

Letitia acts for a number of government and large commercial sector clients, and undertakes a range...


Amelia Alden

Amelia Alden

Senior Associate

Amelia joined Greenwood Roche in 2017 after working in the Resource Management team at a large...


Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

Senior Associate

Michael joined Greenwood Roche in 2019 after gaining a range of experience in full service...


Lana Christensen

Lana Christensen

Senior Associate

Lana joined Greenwood Roche in 2016 having moved from Queenstown where she undertook a wide range of...


Rob Clarke

Rob Clarke

Senior Associate

Rob is a specialist construction lawyer with broad experience in the commercial, engineering,...


Rob Georgiou

Rob Georgiou

Senior Associate

Rob joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 after working in a range of commercial and criminal litigation...


Anna Hickmott

Anna Hickmott

Senior Associate

Anna joined Greenwood Roche in 2018 after working in the UK on various large scale residential...


Lizzie Hunter

Lizzie Hunter

Senior Associate

Lizzie has extensive experience in a wide range of commercial and commercial property matters,...


Laura Shields

Laura Shields

Senior Associate

Laura practices in all aspects of commercial property with a focus on infrastructure, acquisitions...


Payal Silva

Payal Silva

Senior Associate

Payal is an experienced senior lawyer with over 10 years’ experience advising the Crown and...


Tanya Young

Tanya Young

Senior Associate

Tanya joined Greenwood Roche in 2017 after working in the commercial team of a national...


Annabel Crawford

Annabel Crawford

Associate

Annabel joined Greenwood Roche in 2021 from a national full service law firm. Annabel advises on a...


Nikita Day

Nikita Day

Associate

Nikita joined Greenwood Roche in 2019 as a graduate from University of Canterbury.She assists in a...


Mariam Matti

Mariam Matti

Associate

Mariam Matti joined Greenwood Roche in 2022 after training in a top tier national law firm, and a...


Heather Philip

Heather Philip

Associate

Heather specialises in resource management and environmental law. She has experience in providing...


Michelle Tang

Michelle Tang

Associate

Michelle joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 after working as a property and commercial lawyer for...


Ben Bowen

Ben Bowen

Lawyer

Ben joined Greenwood Roche in 2022 as a graduate from the University of Canterbury. Ben works on a...


Genevieve Bowler

Genevieve Bowler

Lawyer

Genevieve joined Greenwood Roche in 2022 as a graduate from Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of...


Liam Brown

Liam Brown

Lawyer

Liam joined Greenwood Roche in 2021 as a graduate from the University of Otago. Liam assists...


Madeleine Christensen

Madeleine Christensen

Lawyer

Madeleine joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 after working as a graduate in the litigation team at...


Wes Gaarkeuken

Wes Gaarkeuken

Lawyer

Wes joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 following more than three years working as a policy advisor at...


Tessa Hill

Tessa Hill

Lawyer

Tessa joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 as a graduate from the University of Otago. Tessa works on a...


Connor McFadzien

Connor McFadzien

Lawyer

Connor joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 from the commercial team of a Christchurch law firm.Connor has...


Callum McKenzie

Callum McKenzie

Lawyer

Callum joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 as a graduate from the University of Auckland, having...


Georgie Pay

Georgie Pay

Lawyer

Georgie joined Greenwood Roche in 2022 as a graduate from the University of Otago.  Georgie...


Tom Petersen

Tom Petersen

Lawyer

Tom joined Greenwood Roche in 2021 as a graduate from the University of Otago, having previously...


Ben Stradwick

Ben Stradwick

Lawyer

Ben joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 as a graduate from the University of Auckland. He works on...


Will Tasker

Will Tasker

Lawyer

Will joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 as a graduate from the University of Otago, having previously...


Fintan Walsh

Fintan Walsh

Lawyer

Fintan joined Greenwood Roche in 2023, after gaining experience at a specialist commercial property...


Shaun Watt

Shaun Watt

Lawyer

Shaun joined Greenwood Roche in 2023 as a graduate from the University of Auckland, having...


Aimee Abplanalp

Aimee Abplanalp

Law Clerk

Aimee joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 as a graduate from Victoria University of Wellington....


Helena Crawford

Helena Crawford

Law Clerk

Helena joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 as a graduate from the University of Auckland. Helena works...


Grace Devlin

Grace Devlin

Law Clerk

Grace joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 as a graduate from Victoria University of Wellington. Grace...


Erica Dysart

Erica Dysart

Law Clerk

Erica joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 as a graduate from the University of Auckland, having...


Charlotte Gambrill

Charlotte Gambrill

Law Clerk

Charlotte joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 as a graduate from Victoria University of...


Annabelle McCulloch

Annabelle McCulloch

Law Clerk

Annabelle joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 as a graduate from the University of Otago, having...


Praise Nweke

Praise Nweke

Law Clerk

Praise joined Greenwood Roche in 2024 as a graduate from the University of Auckland. Praise works...


Nancy Staples

Nancy Staples

Practice Manager


Philippa Novell

Philippa Novell

PA & Office Manager


Celia O'Kane

Celia O'Kane

PA & Office Manager


Annette Clarke

Annette Clarke

Personal Assistant


Pat Collins

Pat Collins

Personal Assistant


Deborah Gardiner

Deborah Gardiner

Personal Assistant


Tereasa Pau'u

Tereasa Pau'u

Personal Assistant


Kate Bergin

Kate Bergin

Receptionist


Virgjina Haraqia

Virgjina Haraqia

Receptionist


Nikki Worthington

Nikki Worthington

Receptionist


Kristina Huang

Kristina Huang

AML Coordinator