Margaret Steiner-Joyce


Margaret is a very experienced Registered Legal Executive and Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. She joined Govett Quilliam in 1986 and was made a Consultant in 2004. Margaret has a special interest in rural matters affecting farmers. She is now the Treasurer of the Taranaki Branch of Federated Farmers which enhances the work she does.


As a dairy farmer herself, Margaret has experience in hands on dairying as well as legal issues concerning farmers.

Margaret has also dealt and continues to deal with farmers negotiating with oil companies, buying and selling dairy farms, residential property matters, wills, trusts, commercial business sales and trusts. Margaret has a good relationship with many outside organisations. 

Outside of Govett Quilliam

Margaret has five children and is activley involved in the PTA at Sacred Heart Girls' College New Plymouth. Margaret is also involved with dancing Taranaki, having two daughters doing ballet and jazz, as well as being actively involved in the St Josephs Church community in New Plymouth.

Margaret enjoys ballet, farming and spending time with her family.

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