PH: (09) 631 0593 | FAX: (09) 630 6821 | PO Box 9049, Newmarket, Auckland 1149, New Zealand

Our People

David Griffin



David has been in practice as a solicitor since 1975, including as a Partner of the Firm since 1986.

David’s interests in the law include conveyancing, trusts and estate work. He is also the trust account partner.

David’s other interests include rugby, cricket and Alfa Romeos. He is a trustee of numerous private trusts as well as having served on the Board of Trustees of Mount Albert Grammar School and as a past president of its Albertians Association.

David is married with three adult children, one of whom has followed her father into the law.


Louise Waugh



Louise first qualified as a Legal Executive before undertaking her studies for a law degree in 2001.  Louise joined the Firm shortly before her admission to the bar in 2005, became an Associate in November 2008 and a Partner in December 2013. Louise practices civil litigation (including debt recovery and enforcement), family law, estate work and general practice.

When not in the office Louise enjoys spending time relaxing with her family and her rough-coat Collie, Hera.  She is a part-time volunteer for the charity Dress for Success, and a member of the Auckland Women Lawyers’ Association.


Shiraan Dunn

Senior Associate


Shiraan was admitted to the bar in 2012 after completing a conjoint BA/LLB at the University of Canterbury. Following this she moved north where she worked in Hamilton at the District Court, and then for law firm Almao Douch before making the move to Auckland where she commenced practice in litigation and family law.

Shiraan joined the Firm in 2018 and primarily practices in the areas of conveyancing with a keen interest in relationship property, trusts and estate work.

Outside of the office Shiraan enjoys spending time with her family, travel (particularly to destinations which have access to the best theme parks) and attending BFT.


Lisa Estie

Registered Legal Executive


Lisa Estie has over 30 years’ experience as a Legal Executive and joined the Firm in 2017. Lisa’s areas of practice are conveyancing, leasing, subdivisions, trusts, wills and enduring powers of attorney.

When not at work Lisa enjoys crafts, reading and shopping for her granddaughters.

Emily Hooker





Desiree Ranasinghe

Legal Secretary



Tom Griffin

Trust Accountant



Sharon Hodgson

Legal Secretary


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Mount Eden

187 Mt. Eden Rd,
Mt. Eden,
Auckland 1024

On-site carparking is avaible behind our building which is accessible down the driveway.

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Postal Address

PO Box 9049,
Auckland 1149,
New Zealand

Contact Details

(09) 631 0593

(09) 630 6821