Haigh Lyon brings in new senior solicitor

The new hire possesses years of experience in family law

Haigh Lyon brings in new senior solicitor

Haigh Lyon has announced the appointment of a new senior solicitor to their family law team, reported the New Zealand Law Society.

Erica Burke has spent six years honing her specialisation in family law. She has experience in all aspects of relationship property.

She provides advice on trusts and claims under the Family Protection Act, Care of Children Act, Family Violence Act and Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act. She has also handled matters under the PPPR Act.

Burke has experience in matters involving the drafting of wills, without notice parenting and protecting orders and testamentary promises and family protection. In addition, she has experience preparing for private mediations.

She has drafted and analysed proceedings that have come before the Family and High Courts.

Burke received her degree from the University of Auckland, and has also worked with McVeagh Fleming.

She is a member of the Auckland Women Lawyers’ Association, the Auckland District Law Society, Family Courts Association and the Family Law section of the New Zealand Law Society, among others.

At Haigh Lyon, Burke joins a team headed by partners Amanda Donovan and Jennie Hawker.

Recently, former Haigh Lyon partner Kathryn Beck was appointed as an Employment Court judge.

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