Solicitor, LLB, BA. Admitted 2014
Maureen works closely with managing partner John Kahukiwa on Tiriti O Waitangi and Māori Land Court matters as well as the commercial interests that arise from these.
She is developing a diverse practice that includes property law, conveyancing, trusts, wills and estate management.
Like John she has insight into the issues affecting Māori, their needs for economic development and the ability to protect and honour their identity and heritage.
Maureen assists John in advising iwi and hapu on commercial settlement agreements, Tiriti O Waitangi claims and the structures for the management of collective ownership organisations.
Maureen’s practice is growing in providing specialist legal services to large Māori land trusts.
While based in the firm’s Auckland office, Maureen frequently travels between Auckland and Rotorua undertaking work for clients in both cities and the wider Rotorua, Bay of Plenty area.