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Mary Huang

Solicitor
Trusts and Estate Planning
09 985 2536

The diligent lawyer who’s in tune with her client’s needs.

Mary’s clients value the fact that she summarises their options in such a clear and concise way. Her evident drive and her eye for detail make the advice she provides them with on asset and estate planning especially valuable.

Organised, diligent and co-operative, Mary specialises in all aspects of estates and trusts law. She thrives on analysing cases in depth and then giving her clients the best possible solutions to choose from.

On the inside, Mary is keen, approachable and really enjoys collaborating with colleagues.

On the outside she is a something of a movie buff. Mary also enjoys playing the piano and speaking Spanish, but not necessarily the same time.

Manon Mouquet

Trusts and Estate Planning
09 985 2523

The legal executive who protects your best interests.

Manon’s clients value her knowledge and attention to detail. They also benefit from her keenness to take on a challenge.

Diligent, efficient and collaborative, Manon specialises in Trust Administration and AML (Anti-Money Laundering). She relishes the fact that she protects her clients’ interests and helps put their minds at ease.

On the inside, she’s our go-to for questions about trusts, fraud protection (AML) and French vocabulary.

On the outside, Manon is keen on conservation, loves reading, and she can probably do both from a great height, as she also teaches and practises aerial sports.

Sayuree Ram

Associate
Commercial, Trusts and Estate Planning
09 985 2526

The legal tactician with an innovative approach. 

Sayuree’s clients value her approachable nature and friendly demeanour. She is driven and always goes the extra mile to ensure the best outcomes for her clients, and their repeat business is a testimony to this.

After completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce, Sayuree worked at one of the ‘big four’ accounting firms before spending several years in general practice. Her strong commercial background and experience gained across different areas of law has lead Sayuree to specialise in property law and trusts. She thrives on the challenge of delivering tailored legal solutions that best meet her clients’ needs.

On the inside, Sayuree is admired for being highly organised and maintaining her composure when working under pressure. Sayuree is also our go-to for any matters relating to the Overseas Investment Act and assisting foreign buyers acquire land in New Zealand.

On the outside, Sayuree enjoys having the balance of both city and country lifestyles. She gravitates toward cosy restaurants in the city, whilst long walks in the country provide some tranquility on the weekends. Dog owners tend to keep their furry friends away from her as often ‘man’s best friend’ quickly becomes ‘Sayuree’s best friend’.

 

A’lanah Harrison

Partner
Commercial, Trusts and Estate Planning
09 306 0611

The dexterous thinker with a no-nonsense approach. 

A’lanah’s clients value her pragmatic guidance and legal acuity.

Alert and decisive, A’lanah is known for her perfectionism and likes to hone in on the details. When tackling complex problems she considers all possible angles before crafting practical and savvy solutions.

A’lanah has been practicing law since 2008 and today specialises in trusts and estates. She has a breadth of experience in property and commercial law, and has acted for individuals, companies and charitable trusts.

On the inside, she’s the firm’s walking library – we go to A’lanah for anything and everything.

On the outside, A’lanah dabbles in yoga and swimming, is a doting mum, and enjoys the occasional episode of reality TV.

Georgina Pauling

Associate
Trusts and Estate Planning, Estate Administration
09 985 2527

The dedicated attorney with a gentle approach.

Georgina’s clients value her empathy and positivity, and find it extraordinary that this never compromises the swift resolution of their matters.

A results-oriented problem solver, Georgina was admitted to the bar in 1997 after completing a Bachelor of Laws and Arts. She lights up when immersed in the world of estates, trusts, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) and is an integral part of the Estates and Trusts teams.

On the inside, people seek her help with EPAs, estate and trusts questions, especially when needing to navigate complex gifting arrangements.

On the outside, her children and close friendships ground her, and she confesses to spending far too much money on live gigs.

Sara Clark

Trusts and Estate Planning
09 306 0627

The legal executive with an inquiring mind.

Sara’s clients value her eye for detail and effortless ability to quickly scan documents and spot any gaps before they become an issue.

Methodical, analytical and highly organised, she finds joy in solving problems and translating legal documents into plain language. Sara is a Registered Legal Executive who specialises in all things trusts. She heads up our trust administration team and has a wide range of experience advising both individuals regarding estate planning and trustees in relation to trust transactions.

On the inside, she’s our go-to for anything trust related especially complex gifting arrangements and navigating financial statements.

On the outside, she stays active with netball, relaxes with friends and family, and calls the Coromandel her home away from home.