Some of my past clients

Across the public and private sector

  • Ministry of Justice

  • Chief Victims Advisor to Government

  • Victoria University of Wellington

  • University of Canterbury

  • Jan McCartney QC

  • Margaret Casey QC

  • Seattle Sperm Bank

  • DNA Diagnostics

  • Auckland District Law Society

What I can do

My skills and experience

  • Research and analysis of legislation, regulations, case law and policy.

  • Undertake consultation including interviews with judges, lawyers, court staff, Police.

  • Drafting of reports, briefing papers, speeches, media releases, articles, and social media content.

  • Assist lawyers with preparation for mediations and court proceedings.

An example of my work

One Judge & One Family? A proposal for Integrated Family Violence Courts in New Zealand

This research was funded by the New Zealand Law Foundation under a partnership agreement with the Ministry of Justice and involved site research at courts in Canada and the USA.


Media Release

Media coverage by Stuff  NZ Law Society  Newsroom

Master of Laws Thesis

Non-consensual, deceitful and misattributed paternity

The focus of my thesis is paternity and it explores this topic in the context of family law, medical law, criminal law and torts. The first chapter of my thesis was published as an article in the New Zealand Family Law Journal and I won the NZ Law Society Honourable Rex Mason award for the best academic article published in 2014. 

To read my thesis click here.





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