Our Consultants

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

Dinah Kennedy


Dinah Kennedy

Dinah was born and raised in Australia. She obtained Bachelors degrees in Arts and in Laws from the Australian National University in Canberra in the late 1970’s. She emigrated to New Zealand in 1993 and completed a Master of Laws through the University of Waikato in 1997.

Dinah works in the following areas:

  • Family – including family dispute provider service
  • Relationship property
  • Civil litigation
  • Lawyer for child matters referred to her by the court
  • Challenges to wills
  • Employment
  • Property
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) and mediation

Dinah is an accredited Family Dispute Provider for Fairway Resolution Limited and is able to give advice under the Family Legal Advice Service Scheme.

Dinah enjoys golf, tramping and swimming. She also has a keen interest in the wine industry. With her husband, she is a part owner of the successful Cornerstone Vineyard and label which produces gold medal Bordeaux style wines.

Graham throp


Graham Throp

Graham was born in Balclutha but grew up in Napier. In 1972 he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Otago University.

Graham works in the following areas:

  • Property
  • Rural
  • Company and commercial
  • Trusts, estate and succession planning
  • Wills & power of attorneys

When away from the office Graham enjoys family, golf, fishing and the Hawke’s Bay lifestyle.