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Alan Jones

Originally from the South Island, Alan moved to Devonport as an experienced practitioner and opened his Devonport practice in 1990. He has had extensive experience as a court lawyer being engaged in numerous trials in commercial, criminal and family orientated matters in his earlier years of practice. Subsequently he was involved in several years of general commercial practice. Since then he has established and developed his general practice in Devonport serving the local community in all manner of legal work. Having recently appointed Lesley Chapman as a Director, Alan Jones will be jointly responsible for the services provided to you, together with Lesley Chapman.

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Lesley Chapman

Lesley Chapman is a Commercial Solicitor and Director of our firm. After gaining a law degree at University of Westminster, London, Lesley was admitted in October 2001 and has worked for a number of medium to large sized law firms in Auckland. For the four years to 2020 Lesley was sole in house counsel for a major primary healthcare company in Auckland. Lesley is now Director of our firm together with Alan Jones, and is happy to be practicing in her local community.

Eden Barley
Staff Solicitor

Eden Barley joined the team in 2019. He is involved with insurance issues, disputes tribunal applications, Māori Land Court applications, estate planning involving wills and family trusts, administration of Estates and resource management advice.

Rachel Burrows
Senior Registered Legal Executive
& Office Manager

Rachel Burrows is a qualified registered Legal Executive employed by the firm since 1998 and carries out work for Estates, Wills and Trust Administration. Rachel is also the first point of call for office and accountancy queries and is the person to initially contact when Alan is not available.

Kate Jones
Registered Legal Executive

Kate Jones is a qualified registered Legal Executive working together with Rachel in conveyancing transactions and managing trusts. Kate qualified as a Legal Executive in 2005 and has been employed by the firm since 2001.

Carol Allen
Registered Legal Executive

Carol Allen is a qualified registered Legal Executive working together with Kate and Rachel in conveyancing transactions as well as in Estates, Wills and Trust Administration. Carol has been with the firm since January 2021.

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