B.Com, LL.B (Otago) [1982]

Bruce Gilmour

Bruce is a popular and highly respected member of the New Zealand legal profession and has been the Vice-President of the New Zealand Law Society and President of the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the New Zealand Law Society.

He is currently a member of the NZLS Practice Approval Committee.

Personal Assistant

Rachael Luxton

Contact Bruce

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

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, BA (Victoria) [2005]

Emma Roberts

Emma was born in Hawke’s Bay and is a specialist commercial, property and trust lawyer, with experience in advising on business acquisitions and other commercial matters.

Overseas she has worked in the international arbitration division of Clifford Chance LLP. The largest law firm in the world!

Personal Assistant

Carole Matts

Contact Emma

Email: eroberts@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

Toni Torr

Contact Robyn

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

LL.B (Hon), BA (Auckland) [2010]

Nicola Booth

Nicola is our “go to girl” for Family Law issues.

She specialises in all areas of Family Law, particularly in matters pertaining to child care and contact arrangements, guardianship disputes and domestic violence issues. Nicola is also approved to provide legal services under the Legal Aid scheme.

Personal Assistant

Dianne Cunningham

Contact Nicola

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