Meet the Team

With over 20 years’ experience in civil and insurance-related litigation, our team of experts will do everything they can to help you secure the result you are entitled to and the compensation you deserve.

Auckland Office

Natalie Tofilau

Natalie is our General Manager – Operations and a qualified Legal Executive.  She has worked for her entire career of over 20 years in the legal arena, first working for... Read More

Kathryn Davies

Kathryn Davies is the Practice Manager for Shine Lawyers New Zealand.  Kathryn has over 30 years’ experience working in law firms in both legal administration and IT management. Kathryn is... Read More

Jo-Anne Kent-Johnston

Jo-Anne Kent-Johnston is an Associate in our Auckland office and is also our New Client Officer, responsible for managing all new enquiries. She has an LLB from Auckland University and... Read More

Hamish Davies

Hamish was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand in 2012 and is a Special Counsel within Shine Lawyers New Zealand. Prior to joining Shine Lawyers in August... Read More

Gurvez Chandok, Solicitor, Auckland

Gurvez Chandok

Gurvez Chandok is a Solicitor in our Auckland office. He graduated with a double degree in law and business from AUT in 2021. He was admitted to the bar in... Read More

Christchurch Office

Mobeena Hills (nee Singh)

Mobeena Hills is a Special Counsel and the Legal Practice Manager for Shine’s Christchurch office. She has a BCom from UWS in Sydney and a Juris Doctor (Postgraduate Law) from... Read More

Clinton Light

Clinton Light is a highly experienced litigator and Special Counsel who leads our Christchurch litigation team. Clinton has more than 25 years’ litigation experience, gained in various roles in New... Read More

Tiffany Sauni (nee Nelson)

Tiffany is a Senior Associate in our Christchurch office.  She graduated from Canterbury University in 2009, and was admitted in the Supreme Court of Samoa, and the High Court of... Read More

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Meet our team

Our team at Shine Lawyers New Zealand, works tirelessly to achieve great outcomes for clients. Learn more ›

Civil litigation information

We have extensive experience as civil litigation lawyers, and are able to guide you through the process by which legal disputes are resolved in New Zealand. Learn more ›

General Insurance Claims

We have years of experience dealing with New Zealand insurers and can help you understand the insurance landscape. Learn more ›

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We are civil litigation and insurance claims experts based in Auckland and operating throughout New Zealand. Contact us today to see how we can assist. Learn more ›