SUTCLIFFE MATSON LAW

 

Our Team

Kandic Chan

Kandic Chan

Legal Executive

Kandic is a fellow member of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives and has been a part of the team at Sutcliffe Matson Law for over 10 years as a legal executive. Before Kandic came to New Zealand, she worked in a global law firm - Lovell, White Durrant, in their Hong Kong Branch. Kandic is a proud Grandma and can speak Cantonese and Mandarin.

E: kandic@smlaw.net.nz

Anna Collins

Anna Collins

Legal Executive

Buying or selling a property? All forms of property transactions from subdivision, developments, purchasing/selling and refinances are accurately dealt with by Anna, Registered Legal Executive. With over 20 years’ experience at Sutcliffe Matson Law she can also advise on Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorneys.

E: anna@smlaw.net.nz

Samantha Davey

Samantha Davey

Legal Assistant

Sam is a valuable member of our team. She provides support to the Partners and is involved in preparing various legal documents for property transactions.

E: sam@smlaw.net.nz

Breanna Fuller

Breanna Fuller

LLB(Hons), BCom

Breanna joined our team in 2015, working as a part-time law clerk while she completed her university degrees. She now holds the degrees of Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Commerce. Breanna is now a full time Solicitor and her main areas of practice include Wills, Powers of Attorney, Estates and Trusts.

E: breanna@smlaw.net.nz

Chloe Manga

Chloe Manga

Ngati Kahu/Te Rarawa (Iwi affiliations) Solicitor - BA/LLB

Chloe is a new addition to our team, following her completion of her Master of Laws at the University of Auckland in 2018. In May 2016, she graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Māori Studies and Media Studies) and was then admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court two months later. Currently residing in South Auckland with her partner and their much-loved dog, Missy, Chloe is looking forward to furthering her experience in Conveyancing, Relationship Property and Commercial law at our firm and serving the needs of the local community.

E: chloe@smlaw.net.nz

Braden Matson, PARTNER

Braden Matson, PARTNER

Braden Matson LLB/MA (Partner) approaches law with an interest in people, common sense, and a friendly and positive approach to work and life. He provides pragmatic, down-to-earth advice to help reach quick resolutions for clients. Braden is available for appointments at your home or place and time that suits you. Outside the office, family life keeps him busy but he likes to stay involved in the community. He is an avid sports follower, and enjoys a bit of fishing and mountain biking.

E: braden@smlaw.net.nz

Hayley Motion

Hayley Motion

Legal Assistant

Hayley joined our firm in 2008 and her main role is the management of property conveyancing transactions. She is a valuable team member who works closely with our clients to ensure the transaction goes smoothly.

E: hayley@smlaw.net.nz

Sonam Pala

Sonam Pala

Solicitor

Sonam is a staff solicitor at Sutcliffe Matson Law. She has a Law degree and Masters of Law (Hons) from the University of Auckland (LLB, LLM (Hons)). Sonam started with Sutcliffe Matson Law as a junior lawyer in 2012 and has worked for other Auckland and Melbourne law firms before rejoining our team in 2016. Her principal area of practice is Commercial including Franchise Law, Business Law, Court applications and appearances, Civil and Commercial litigation, insolvency, debt collection, relationship property matters, employment law and dispute resolution.

E: sonam@smlaw.net.nz

Georgia Ross

Georgia Ross

Law Clerk

Georgia is in her 3rd year at Auckland University studying law. She helps provide support to the lawyers and staff.

Delyse Sinton

Delyse Sinton

Administrator

Delyse recently joined Sutcliffe Matson Law in 2018 after 10 years in the marketing industry. Her main role is Legal Administration. She has a passion for helping the Pacific Island community and loves being part of a hard working and friendly team.

E: delyse@smlaw.net.nz

Terry Sutcliffe, PARTNER

Terry Sutcliffe, PARTNER

Terry Sutcliffe LLB (Partner) qualified as a solicitor in 1976, and then moved in the commercial and corporate sector in New Zealand and England. He has also owned several small businesses and brings his personal business skills to advising and working with commercial clients. He also has a strong bias and empathy towards the area of elder care law, advising on areas of wills, powers of attorney, family sharing arrangements, and retirement homes.

E: terry@smlaw.net.nz

Elisa Tauiliili

Elisa Tauiliili

Legal Secretary

Elisa started working at our firm as an after school junior in 2000. After she graduated from High School in the same year she worked full-time as receptionist. A few years later she was promoted as a Legal Secretary and assisting the partners. Her main role with us is dealing with property conveyancing transactions. She loves working within our team and for our clients.

E: elisa@smlaw.net.nz