Family Lawyers Wellington is a specialised family law chambers located in The Exchange Building, Te Aro, Wellington.
Our barristers are independent lawyers specialising in family law matters.
We offer a wide range of expertise in all matters relating to relationships, property and children.
John’s expertise is in family law, particularly in relationship property, trust and child law cases. This includes cases involving complex business assets, trust owned assets, spousal maintenance and child support.
LLB (Victoria University of Wellington) 1974
Partner Buddle Findlay, Barristers & Solicitors, Wellington.
Team Leader, NZ Overseas Development Assistance, Justice projects in Samoa.
Legal Adviser Western Province Government, Solomon Islands.
Child Support Review Officer, New South Wales.
Former Council Member Wellington Branch NZ Law Society.
(04) 499 6171 / 021 408 299
Gretchen practised in a general barrister's chambers from 2012 until moving to Family Lawyers in 2017.
She has worked as an employed barrister and now as a barrister sole.
Gretchen has experience in a wide range of practice areas, and particular expertise in family and estate litigation.
LLB (University of Otago) 2012
(04) 499 6173 / 027 873 0312
Both John and Gretchen are members of the NZLS Family Law Section.