Kāhui Legal has appointed Natalie Coates to the partnership. Natalie is from Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Tūhourangi, Tūhoe and Te Whānau a Apanui.
She was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in August 2008 and joined Kāhui Legal that year.
Before joining the firm, Natalie was a lecturer at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Law where she taught papers on the Treaty of Waitangi, jurisprudence, tikanga and the law, legal ethics and law and society.
Natalie is based in Whakatāne.