Our Solicitors

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

Michelle de Jong


Michelle de Jong

Michelle moved from the Bay of Plenty to Hawkes’ Bay in 2018 to pursue her interest in family law. She enjoys the people aspect of family law and her life experience helps her to connect with people.

She holds a law degree from Waikato University and a Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University. Prior to practicing law, Michelle held management roles with a variety of fruit growing organisations.
Outside of law Michelle enjoys biking, rowing, walking and theatre.

Areas of family law include:
Parenting Orders
Protection Orders
Oranga Tamariki matters
Relationship Property
Family Protection
Protection Personal Property
Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Michelle undertakes legal aid.


Evanna Ross

Evanna graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Waikato in 2019 and then moved to Hawke’s Bay. She enjoys working with people and has a special interest in human rights.

Evanna works in both criminal and family law, primarily with experience in legal aid work. Evanna was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of New Zealand in June 2020.

Outside of work, Evanna enjoys sport, the outdoors, and spending time with family.