Emilee is a graduate of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business majoring in International Business.
She studied at Auckland University of Technology before relocating to Sydney in early 2019. During university, Emilee achieved Academic Excellence Awards consistently from 2015–2017.
Emilee has a passion for Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Having undertaken the Resolution Institute’s (previously Leadr) Dispute Resolution Course in Mediation, Emilee placed 4th at the International Chamber of Commerce Mediation Competition in the Asia-Pacific Region. Emilee has an interest in advanced commercial contracts, and supported by her excellent grades she continues to develop those skills in her current role.
She is responsible for performing and assisting with tasks in litigation matters and meeting clients’ needs with respect to evidence, affidavits and compliance with orders. Emilee ensures that all deadlines relating to any proceeding are met and clients and counsel are kept up-to-date on their matters. Emilee assists with legal research and preparation of memorandums that form advice to clients.
During her time at university, Emilee assisted on complex litigation cases, worked as a law clerk in a specialist property law firm, and was responsible for organising a national conference for the New Zealand Law Students’ Association. Before returning to university, Emilee worked in compliance for a boutique investment company across Australia and New Zealand which is where her interest in the law was first developed. In earlier years, Emilee trained as a Professional Chef (she also holds a Diploma in Culinary Arts) which she utilised when she lived in France and travelled around Europe working on a Superyacht for two years.
Emilee is admitted to practice in New Zealand.