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Laura Clews

Laura Clews


To make an appointment, please contact Glenda Taylor glenda.taylor@tompkinswake.co.nz

Qualifications : LLB (First Class Hons), University of Waikato.

Laura joined Tompkins Wake in 2021. She primarily works in the Hamilton office, but often works in our Auckland office. Before joining Tompkins Wake, Laura worked at a top boutique litigation firm in central Auckland for over four years and, most recently, in London for 18 months at central and West End litigation firms. Laura has appeared in all court levels, including appearing in the Privy Council in London in respect of a complex trust and relationship property matter.

Laura has extensive civil litigation experience in areas including family law, intellectual property, contractual disputes, and negligence. Her core focus is on family and trust litigation, having worked on multiple high profile relationship property and trust disputes both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Areas of expertise

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Dissolution (Divorce)
  • Relationship Property Disputes
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Trust Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Relationship Property Agreements
  • Contracting Out/Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • De Facto Relationships