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Two Māori women who became lawyers over past decade made associates at firm

16 May 2016

Alana Thomas is of Ngāti Rehia and Ngāti Kuri descent and graduated from the University of Auckland in 2008.

She has been involved in a wide range of practice areas including Criminal Law, Family Law, Commercial and Civil Litigation.

Ms Thomas is now an Associate at law firm, Wackrow Williams and Davies.

And Ihipera Peters was also made an Associate.

Ihipera is of Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Rangiwewehi and Samoan descent and was admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor in 2010.

She works in a range of practice areas including property conveyancing, trusts, wills and estates, relationship property, MāoriLand Court and Treaty of Waitangi (Waitangi Tribunal and Treaty settlement negotiations). 

The law firm, Wackrow Williams and Davies has also recently employed University of Auckland graduate, Chloe Manga,who will begin working as a Solicitor once she is admitted in July.

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Last updated on the 16th May 2016