Jaye Atkin


Jaye joined Govett Quilliam in November 2020 after completing her law degree at the University of Canterbury. Jaye practises primarily in the areas of employment law and civil litigation, as well as resource management and environmental planning.


Jaye is currently developing a wide range of experience within employment law, civil litigation, resource management and environmental planning.

Jaye assists with civil proceedings, including drafting submissions in District Court matters. Jaye also assists with advice for employer and employee clients, as well as drafting employment agreements.

While studying, Jaye enjoyed being a volunteer caseworker at the Community Law Centre, and being part of the student editing team for the Public Interest Law Journal of New Zealand.

Jaye has spent time living in the UK and has worked in a range of industries both prior to and during her university studies.

Outside of Govett Quilliam

Jaye spends a lot of her free time in the gym and competes in bodybuilding in the NZIFBB. Jaye also enjoys exploring the beautiful Taranaki region, particularly the beaches and walkways.

Jaye is also the secretary of the Taranaki Branch of the Resource Management Law Association.

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