Leona McWilliam firstname.lastname@example.org
Leona McWilliam graduated from Otago University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (English Literature). She worked initially in general practice in the Wairarapa, before travelling to the United Kingdom to work in the area of child protection. She returned to New Zealand in 2005 and has practised in both Criminal and Family Law in the Wellington region since then. Leona acts for children in the Family Court and is a qualified mediator. She is a co-author of “Relationship Property and Adult Maintenance” published by Thomson Reuters.
Leona was voted as being one of New Zealand’s leading family lawyers – see Doyles Guide.
Jacinda Rennie email@example.com
Jacinda Rennie graduated from the University of Waikato in 1996 with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours. She initially worked in areas of litigation including civil, criminal and employment as well as family law in New Plymouth, before travelling overseas. Jacinda moved to Wellington in 2003 and after a short period working in general litigation, has specialised in Family Law since 2005. Jacinda has been approved by the Family Court to represent children and is also on the panel of lawyers who can be appointed by the Central Authority on Hague Convention matters.
Jacinda is a co-author of “Relationship Property and Adult Maintenance” published by Thomson Reuters.
Lawtalk article June 2017: The loss of anonymity in relationship property proceedings.
Jacinda was voted as being one of New Zealand’s pre-eminent family lawyers – see Doyles Guide.
Helen Tyree firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Tyree graduated from Otago University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Laws and from Brunel University of London in 2003 with a Master of Law in Child Law and Policy (with distinction). From 2003 she worked in firms in Taranaki specialising in family law. Helen, a Senior Associate with the firm, joined McWilliam Rennie in 2014. She practices in family law. She acts for children in the Family Court and also undertakes appointments as lawyer for subject persons under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act.
Lawtalk article July 2017: Deceit, broken promises and unequal sharing.
Tara Jackson graduated from Victoria University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Laws. Tara has worked in many areas of general legal practice including in family, criminal and civil litigation and on estates and conveyancing matters. Tara joined McWilliam Rennie Lawyers in 2018 as an Associate. She practices in criminal and family law, and has been included on the Court appointed Lawyer for Child list. Tara is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Society, the Manawatu Family Courts Association, and the Criminal Bar Association.
Sarah Ineson email@example.com
Sarah Ineson graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts (Criminology and Religious Studies). She studied law at Victoria University, Wellington and at the University of Victoria, Canada, completing her law degree in 2004. Sarah initially worked in a general litigation firm, practising in the areas of family law, criminal and parole law, civil litigation and local government. Sarah joined McWilliam Rennie Lawyers in 2011 as an Associate. She currently practices in all aspects of family law including separation, relationship property, contracting out agreements, childcare and family violence. She has been approved by the Family Court to represent children. Sarah is a member of the Wellington Family Courts Association.