Amalie has experience in both property and commercial law. In the area of property law, this includes contractual review, commercial leases, all aspects of conveyancing including build contract review. Within commercial law, this includes contract review and advice, commercial leases, sale and purchase of businesses, shareholders’ agreements, and refinancing.
Amalie thoroughly enjoys legal research and is proud of her Samoan heritage. During her studies (Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and History), she was involved with the Pacific Island Students’ Association and local Samoan Advisory Council and brings this understanding and passion for helping others to her practice.
Amalie has a keen interest and general experience in Māori Land Law matters from her time spent at the Ngāi Tahu Māori Law Centre in Dunedin while undertaking her Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies. She also spent time living in Hong Kong prior to returning to New Plymouth where she worked as a Paralegal in the legal/finance professional development industry.
She is also passionate about legal matters that affect women and indigenous peoples.
Outside of Govett Quilliam
Amalie was born and raised in Taranaki and feels privileged to return to her hometown to practice law after being away for several years. She's a budding multi-sporter and enjoys the outdoors, particularly making the most of our Taranaki Maunga and the surf. You will most likely catch her reading, spending time with whānau and friends or on an adventure mission.