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​Emma is a Senior Solicitor in our dispute resolution team.

Emma’s role involves advising and representing on all aspects of dispute resolution, including negotiations, and filing of court proceedings.

Prior to joining Cavell Leitch, Emma worked in the justice sector for three years in case management and management positions, with a focus on resource management and civil litigation.

Emma is passionate about civil litigation and helping private and commercial clients achieve the best possible outcome in their individual cases.

"From my background in the justice sector, I have seen how important quality legal assistance is. As a naturally organised individual, I aim to provide prompt and pragmatic legal advice tailored to each client’s individual case and needs."

Recent work

  • Assisting with Topic A of the Southland Water and Land Plan;
  • Assisting with the efficient management of civil proceedings in the High Court.

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