Our Associates

Find our team members
who have the right expertise to assist you
with your legal requirements.

Jane Howden

Senior Associate

Jane Howden

Jane has been in practice for a number of years and has considerable experience in a wide variety of legal matters. She is involved in a number of community groups and organisations.

Jane has experience in all aspects of conveyancing, commercial, trusts, estates and succession planning. She also assists first home buyers.

Originally from Taranaki, Jane attended Victoria University, graduating in 1986. She has worked in general practice with a number of firms in both Napier and Hastings.

In Jane’s spare time she enjoys tramping, cycling and spending time with friends and family.

Anna Bernie

Associate

Anna Bernie

Having been born and raised in Gisborne, Anna returned to Gisborne to practice law after graduating from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in Japanese in 2004.

Anna then continued her legal practice at a central Wellington firm before moving to Hawkes Bay in March 2015 with her Hastings born and bred husband and their two young children.

Anna works in the following areas:

  • Property
  • Trusts, estates & succession planning
  • Wills & powers of attorneys
  • Relationship property

Anna has a particular interest in:

  • Property
  • Trusts, estates & succession planning
  • Relationship property

Outside of work Anna likes to enjoy the Hawkes Bay lifestyle with family and friends.

Teresa Mee

Associate

Teresa Mee

Teresa previously practiced in Auckland, and prior to that she worked for the Companies Office, the Accident Compensation Corporation and a prominent investment bank in London.

She has a law degree from Auckland University and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology from Otago University.

Teresa provides services in corporate and commercial, employment law, property, resource management, construction law, wills, trusts and power of attorney and asset protection.