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, Succession Planning , Estates and Property Law.

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.

Megan Christie LLB

06 281 3090

Megan is an Associate Solicitor with experience in residential, rural, and commercial conveyancing as well as commercial leasing and the sale and purchase of businesses. She enjoys working with people to achieve the best results whilst ensuring the process is as stress free as possible. Megan also has a passion for asset protection including advising clients on their relationship property rights and succession planning including family trusts and wills and enduring powers of attorney.

When Megan is away from the office she enjoys getting outdoors and spending time with her family.

Key areas: property, relationship property, succession planning, wills/enduring powers of attorney, family trusts

Stacey Hyland LLB Hons

06 281 3096

Stacey specialises in property law.  Her wide range of experience includes working with clients in relation to the sale and purchase of commercial and residential property, leasing, subdivisions, and the sale and purchase of businesses.

She has a friendly and down to earth nature and works hard to achieve the best results for her clients.

Stacey has a farming background and enjoys spending time at the family farm, whether it be working, watching her boys ride their motorbikes, or relaxing with her family.

Rosa Georgette LLB



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.

Murray Hughes

After 30 plus years of service to his clients and the community Murray has retired.  We wish Murray well and his clients can rest assured that they are in good hands with the team here.  If you need anything please contact us.

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.

Grace Bromley

Registered Legal Executive


Grace is a Registered Legal Executive who enjoy all things property.  Specializing in residential conveyancing, Grace is dedicated to helping her clients with buying, selling or refinancing, while ensuring she provides the best possible service in a friendly and approachable manner.

When not at work, Grace enjoys playing netball, fishing and spending time with her partner, family and friends.

Vanessa Wilson

Registered Legal Executive


Vanessa has a passion for conveyancing and enjoys assisting clients throughout the process. She understands buying or selling a home can be a daunting time especially for First Home Buyers. With over 10 years experience working in the legal profession and having graduated in 2018 as a Registered Legal Executive, Vanessa is not only qualified to assist clients with all your conveyancing needs but she does so in a friendly and approachable manner.

When Vanessa’s not at work she’s with her partner Hayden and their sons on the softball and rugby fields or at the local speedway, and in her downtime she enjoys ambling through craft fairs/markets and par taking in wine tours.

Key areas: House purchases and sales, Assisting first home buyers (including Kiwisaver, HomeStart Grant, Kainga Ora subsidy), bank finance/refinancing, wills & enduring powers of attorney, family trusts.

Karen Couchman

Legal Assistant


With nearly 20 years experience working in the legal industry Karen with her vibrant personality is the glue that holds the Property Team together. Karen is always happy to assist where needed within the team.

When not at work Karen enjoys spending time with her family, especially supporting her grandchildren in any way she can, gardening, travel with her husband, and being an SPCA fosterer.

Rachael Palmer

Reception/Legal assistant


Debra Bullock

Trust Accountant


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.

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