Our Team

LLB.BCom
Principal
Invercargill / Queenstown / Dunedin
Phone: 
+64 3 211 0153
Mobile: 
+64 27 444 0771

As a Principal of Copeland Ashcroft Law, Janet is able to provide full range of employment law advice to clients.

Janet holds both a law degree and a commerce degree from Otago University.

Having originally commenced her career as a staff solicitor involved in criminal and civil...

LLB, BSocSci.
Principal
Tauranga
Phone: 
+64 7 577 8661
Fax: 
+64 7 571 2469
Mobile: 
+64 21 548 856

Kate has specialised in employment and health and safety throughout her career, and is passionate about providing commercially pragmatic, tailored solutions to client issues.  Kate is recognised by the international legal directory Asia Law as a "Leading Lawyer" in New Zealand.  She regularly...

LLB(hons), BCom
Senior Associate
Hawkes Bay
Phone: 
+64 6 872 9248
Fax: 
+64 6 878 3953
Mobile: 
+64 21 405 097

Myriam has over 10 years experience in employment, health and safety and insurance law, and in dispute resolution.  She is passionate about getting straight to the issue and gaining an early understanding of a client’s requirements, focusing on achieving the best possible results for her clients...

LLB, BA
Associate
Dunedin
Phone: 
+64 3 474 5799
Mobile: 
+64 21 272 1147

Carla graduated with law and arts degrees from Auckland University in 2011 and since then, she has gained a wide range of experience working in employment law roles.

Prior to joining the team, Carla worked for a Barrister who specialised in Employment Law in Auckland where she gained...

Carolyn Moffat - Associate
JD, BCom(Hons), BA
Associate
Queenstown
Phone: 
+64 3 450 1828
Fax: 
+64 3 442 8594
Mobile: 
+64 27 836 2230

Carolyn completed her law degree at the University of New South Wales in Sydney before returning to work at Copeland Ashcroft Law in Queenstown and Wanaka. 

Prior to commencing her law degree, Carolyn spent over 12 years working in Human Resource Management roles in New Zealand, Australia...

Rebecca Laney - Senior Solicitor
LLB, BSc
Senior Solicitor
Dunedin
Phone: 
+64 3 474 5826
Fax: 
+64 3 474 1564
Mobile: 
+64 21 805 931

Rebecca holds both a law and psychology degree from the University of Otago.

Rebecca offers advice and guidance to both employers and employees on a wide range of employment law and health and safety matters.   This includes employment law compliance, reviewing and drafting employment...

Renee Harley - Solicitor
LLB.
Senior Solicitor
Tauranga / Rotorua
Phone: 
+64 7 577 8663
Fax: 
+64 7 571 2469
Mobile: 
+64 27 241 9295

Renee joined Copeland Ashcroft Law in 2016, after completing her studies at Waikato University.  Renee works primarily out of the Tauranga and Rotorua offices, where she has strong whakapapa links.

With experience in a wide range of employment and health and safety issues, Renee has a...

Kristin Macdonald - Graduate
LLB.
Solicitor
Invercargill
Phone: 
+64 3 211 0153
Mobile: 
+64 27 202 2054

Kristin carried out her studies at Otago University.  After completing an entertainment law clerkship in Melbourne Australia, Kristin relocated to her home province of Southland to join the team at Copeland Ashcroft Law.

Kristin enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, as...

Hoyoun Lee - Graduate
LLB, BA
Solicitor
Dunedin
Phone: 
+64 3 474 5826
Fax: 
+64 3 474 1564
Mobile: 
+64 21 805 931

Hoy has recently completed her studies in Law and Psychology at the University of Otago.  Prior to joining Copeland Ashcroft Law she completed an internship at a law firm in Christchurch.  Hoy has been admitted to the bar and is excited to be starting her career in Dunedin where she grew up....

Executive Assistant
Tauranga
Phone: 
+64 7 577 8662
Fax: 
+64 7 571 2469