Rohan Cochrane has been a partner (latterly director) of the firm since 2005. Judith McMillan joined the firm in 2006 and subsequently became a partner (latterly director). Ataga’i (Ata) Esera joined the firm in 2014 and joined Rohan and Judith as a director in 2019.
We provide services to clients all over the Wellington and Horowhenua region. We are located 20 minutes from Wellington city with ample parking both free (Cobham Court) and pay and display at the front of our office.
The current team of lawyers and legal staff include Rohan, Judith and Ata together with our experienced associate, Rebecca Dean and our Staff Solicitor Grace Collett. Sharon Smeaton and Trish Wagner are experienced legal secretaries who provide exceptional support to us and our clients.
Rohan, Judith, Ata and Rebecca, are members of a group of senior lawyers who receive appointments from the Family Court to represent children. Rohan and Judith also receive appointments from the Family Court to represent subject persons for Protection of Personal and Property Rights proceedings.
We pride ourselves on assisting our clients to find a way through the complexities of family law. We demystify the processes of the Family Court and work with our clients towards assisting them to reach a resolution which promotes the welfare and best interests of the child or children.