Bramwell Bate is open for business during Covid-19 Alert Level 2.

Our office is now open and operating under Government guidelines to ensure we keep both you and our team safe.
To limit the number of clients at our office at any given time, we are carefully scheduling client meetings.
We have QR Code and contact tracing at the office entrance, along with hand sanitiser and disposable face masks.
We look forward to seeing you again soon.


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

Practice Manager

Cherie Hannam

Cherie returned to settle in New Zealand after living and working abroad for 12 years. She led the management function for two of the largest law firms in Turkey, overseeing both the day to day operations of the firms and implementation of new operating and information security management systems.

Originally from the South Island, and after having spent almost a decade working for a range of government departments in Wellington, Cherie is enjoying living in Hawke’s Bay and taking advantage of the outdoor lifestyle and what the region has to offer.

Her role with the firm is broad and includes business planning and preparedness, human resources and development of the firm’s technology infrastructure.

Trust Accountant

Lara Walker

Originally born and raised in Dannevirke before moving to Wellington for 13 years, Lara returned to the Bay in 2017 to be closer to family and friends, and to enjoy a better work/life balance with her husband and son. Initially Lara competed a Batchelor of Fine Arts majoring in Painting, and then moved into the banking sector working for BNZ for nine years. Lara joined our team as a Trust Accountant in 2017. Outside of the office, she enjoys walks with her dog, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.