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Kelly specialises in civil litigation and in providing strategic advice on private law matters as well as the full range of hapu and iwi governance issues.
Kelly has over 17 years’ experience and has appeared in the High Court on judicial review proceedings, in the District Court on commercial summary judgment proceedings, before the Employment Relations Authority and in the Māori Land Court and before the Waitangi Tribunal on behalf of various Treaty of Waitangi claimants.
Kelly works with clients from across the North Island and has appeared before the Waitangi Tribunal in the Wairarapa, East Coast, National Park, Whanganui and Northland historic Inquiries and various Urgency Applications before the Waitangi Tribunal. Kelly is a member of the Property Law Section, Resource Management Law Association and the Māori Law Society. Kelly will oversee many of the firms’ property/conveyancing transactions.
Kelly’s credentials include an LLB and BA (Political studies and Education) from the University of Auckland. Her interests outside of work include fishing, golf and spending time with friends and family honing her “wine tasting” skills.