Laurie Shearer

Laurie Shearer

Senior Lawyer

(06) 758 8118


Laurie Shearer

Senior Lawyer

Laurie joined Govett Quilliam in May 2001 as part of our Family and Employment teams. She was appointed as an Associate of the firm on 1 April 2005. Laurie returned to the Inglewood branch of Govett Quilliam in February 2015 following five years of maternity leave.

Expertise

Laurie is a respected member of the Taranaki family bar.  Laurie has experience in all areas of family law, including parenting orders for day to day care and contact, protection and occupation orders, spousal maintenance, dissolution of marriage, applications under the PPPR Act for welfare guardian and property manager orders, preparation and administration of trusts and relationship property division.
 
Laurie is regularly appointed by the Ministry of Justice as lawyer for the child in parenting disputes in proceedings involving the Care of Children Act 2004 and the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989.  

Outside of Govett Quilliam

Laurie has been a past member of the Fitzroy kindergarten committee and is a current friend of Fitzroy School. 
 
Laurie is married with three busy children.  Laurie enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, reading, travel, cooking, tramping, pilates and playing and watching tennis (particularly if Roger Federer is playing!).


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