Our Team

Whatever your legal need, we have someone with the experience to help

Mark Bullock LLB

06 927 6698

Mark was born and bred in Whanganui and began his career here in 1994.

Mark has extensive litigation experience in family, civil, criminal and employment law.

His current focus is Family Law, Employment disputes and Property LawMark is the former President of the Whanganui branch of the New Zealand Law Society current Family Law section representative and is also an accredited mediator and member of the NZLS panel of Mediators.

Away from the office, Mark enjoys family time with wife Fiona and their four children.  Mark maintains his keen interest in sport and enjoys hunting and fishing when time allows.

Rob Handley

Rob is making the most of his retirement but is still in regular contact with the firm.  Rest assured his clients and practice are well being looked after by our team.  We look forward to continuing to provide you and all of our clients with our usual high standard of service so do not hesitate to contact us.

Megan Christie

06 281 3090

Megan was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in 2014. She enjoys working with people to achieve the best results whilst ensuring the process is as stress free as possible. Megan is experienced in residential, rural, and commercial conveyancing including helping first home buyers with KiwiSaver and Housing NZ grants. She also assists clients with commercial leasing, relationship property, and succession planning such as wills, enduring powers of attorney, and family trusts.

When Megan is away from the office she enjoys spending time with her family, socialising with friends and winding down with a bit of yoga.

Murray Hughes

Legal Executive

06 927 6696

Murray has been a legal executive in Whanganui for almost 30 years and has a large client base in the Whanganui district. He has a special interest in the area of asset protection and estate planning alongside a busy conveyancing practise.

Jo Casey

Registered Legal Executive

06 281 3098

A registered legal executive with over 10 years’ experience in the legal profession, her work is focused on general conveyancing including sales, purchases and refinancing for both residential and commercial properties, subdivisions, section sales, and house and land package transactions for developer/builder clients, and also assisting clients with asset protection, wills and powers of attorney.

Jo loves her work and enjoys providing top quality service to her clients.

When not spending time with her family, Jo enjoys travelling, music and sport.

Linda Peina

Legal Assistant

06 281 3092

Linda has been working in the field of property law supporting Murray Hughes since 2007.

Her work includes conveyancing, the establishment and management of trusts and building efficient systems to process transactions.

Linda enjoys handling clients’ needs and solving problems effectively and efficiently so that they can be confident that their very important transactions go smoothly.

Outside of work Linda is a keen golfer and supports Whanganui, Hurricanes and All Black rugby. With her husband Mike Peina she is busy with their large family of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Rosa Georgette



Rosa is an experienced family lawyer.  Rosa is passionate about assisting her clients with a wide range of Family Court matters including parenting disputes, family violence, adoption, paternity and Oranga Tamariki proceedings. Rosa is focussed on achieving the best possible outcome for her clients.

Outside of the office Rosa enjoys the outdoors, swimming, reading and travelling.

Rachael Palmer

Reception/Legal assistant


Debra Bullock

Trust Accountant


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