Waikato law firm McCaw Lewis has appointed Laura Monahan, Dale Thomas and Amanda Hockley as Directors of the firm.
Laura Monahan joined McCaw Lewis in 2012 and is the co-leader of the firm’s Commercial practise. Laura has specialist knowledge in the area of Māori commercial matters, and assists our Iwi clients to establish post settlement governance entities, engage with key stakeholders and make arrangements to best manage assets. Outside of the office, Laura is the chairperson of the Waikato Family Centre Trust and a trustee on the Angel Casts Charitable Trust.
Dale Thomas leads our Property practise and joined the McCaw Lewis whānau in 2015. Dale has developed a broad range of skills working in Property, Commercial and Asset Planning on projects involving iwi property interests, subdivision and development, farm succession, syndication and leasehold issues.
Amanda Hockley leads the firm’s Asset Planning practise and, having started her legal career with McCaw Lewis in 2009, she re-joined the whānau in 2017 after gaining experience in Australia. Amanda has experience advising on banking and finance in the property development and corporate areas, and has previously been part of our property and commercial teams. Amanda is a trustee of ConneXu, a significant charitable trust established to provide disability support services; and Angel Casts, a registered charity supporting parents, family and whānau through the loss of a child by creating tangible keepsakes for bereaved parents.