Vanessa Leishman, the Principal of Leishman Legal has been practising law in New Zealand since her admission as a barrister and solicitor in 1994.
Vanessa has dual qualifications in both New Zealand and Australia and practises primarily in family law in both jurisdictions. Vanessa has extensive experience across the wide range of matters which occur in family law, having worked as a solicitor, representing a diverse range of clients, including as lawyer for child and an advocate in Court.
Leishman Legal has recently opened a permanent office in Auckland and is able to offer the full range of family law services including advice and representation in relation to:
- Relationship Property Settlements
- Spousal Maintenance
- Parenting and Oranga Tamariki Matters
- Child Support
- Family Violence
- International Relocation and Hague Convention matters
- Pre-nuptial and Contracting Out Agreements
- Protection of Personal and Property Rights
Due to Vanessa’s experience in both the New Zealand and Australian jurisdictions, she has developed particular expertise in family law matters that involve Trans-Tasman legal issues and can provide advice in complex property matters and parenting matters where these issues arise.