LL.B (Victoria) [1978]

Paul O’Leary

Paul is really active within Hawke’s Bay society and likes to get things done.

Not only is he a member and past President of the Napier Rotary Club but he’s also an enthusiastic trustee of the very worthy Hawke’s Bay Addiction Centre Trust. From his early days working for the Public Trust, Paul has gone on to specialise in Residential and Commercial Conveyancing, Wills, Family Trusts and Estate Planning. He was previously with the popular legal firm Napier Law which has recently merged with Willis Legal.

Personal Assistant

Lisa Bennett

Contact Paul

Email: poleary@willislegal.co.nz
Phone: (06) 835 3229

LL.B, BCom (Otago) [2007]

Nicola Yarrall

She is a member of our commercial, trust and conveyancing teams and is interested in rural law and putting her knowledge from growing up on a dairy farm in the Waikato to good use.

Personal Assistant

Wendy Apperley

Contact Nicola

Email: nyarrall@willislegal.co.nz
Phone: (06) 835 3229

LL.B (Otago) [2010]

Robyn Matthews

Robyn has a vast array of business skills having previously owned three successful companies.

She likes to provide down-to-earth common-sense advice and delivering the best outcomes for her clients. One thing is for sure Robyn enjoys a challenge and has tackled many, including a sailing adventure around the Pacific.

Personal Assistant

Lisa Bennett

Contact Robyn

Email: rmatthews@willislegal.co.nz
Phone: (06) 835 3229

Emily Stannard

Emily started her career volunteering with VSA in Samoa and was a Judges’ clerk and then solicitor in the Bay of Plenty before joining Willis Legal in 2017. She practises primarily in family law, with some civil litigation and mental health law. She enjoys running and reading in her spare time and sings in the Napier Civic Choir.

Personal Assistant

Rachael Luxton

Contact Emily

Email: estannard@willislegal.co.nz
Phone:(06) 878 6039 

Justin Cameron

Justin is a local Napier boy, and having started his career in Auckland, has done his OE and is now settled into the beautiful Hawke’s Bay with his young family.

He has a broad range of high-quality litigation experience, starting out at a large national law firm before working for some of the largest firms in the world during his time in London. Justin joins Willis Legal after spending the last couple of years at a local Napier firm.

With over 10 years’ experience in the profession, he aims to provide practical legal advice that achieves the best results for his clients.

In his spare time, Justin enjoys making the most of the Hawke’s Bay lifestyle, and can often be found fishing on one of the local rivers or out on the bike trails.

Personal Assistant

Carole Matts

Contact Justin

Email: jcameron@willislegal.co.nz
Phone:(06) 835 3229 

Casey Hucker

Casey is a Napier local who graduated from The University of Otago in 2003. She commenced her legal career at Willis Legal before heading off on her OE.

She has a vast amount of property experience having worked for a well-known national property consultancy firm and a local Napier firm before returning to Willis Legal.

She has passion and enthusiasm for her job and enjoys working with individuals to ensure their experience is seamless and stress-free and clients appreciate her easy-going approachable style.

She specialises in all aspects of Property Law, Conveyancing, Commercial law, Trusts, Wills, and Estates.

Casey is a board member of the Napier Kindergarten Association and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her young family and taking advantage of the Hawke’s Bay lifestyle.

Personal Assistant

Lisa Bennett