Who we are

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With lawyers and legal executives across both offices, we are equipped with a wide range of legal knowledge and experience.

We welcome everyone into our offices, whether you're coming straight from the office, school drop off or the farm — step inside so we can get started and get you sorted right away.

Contact Us

P06 368 9239

Levin

28 Queen Street
Levin, New Zealand, 5510

Wellington

Level 3, Solnet House, 70 The Terrace,
Wellington, 6011

Meet the People

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Hannah Wood

LLM/BSc

P06 366 0173

Hi, I'm Hannah.
I'm a Director and I specialise in Conveyancing, General Law, Property, Property Developments and Trusts.

Hannah joined CS Law in 2012 after graduation from Victoria University of Wellington, graduating in law and science, majoring in chemistry. As a student she enjoyed traveling overseas and has spent time living in a foreign country.

Hannah’s area of practice includes commercial law and general law. She is also the team leader of the Trust Management Team and the Conveyancing Team.

Hannah is married to Sam and they enjoy renovating their house and spending time on their hobbies.

Riley Boyle

P068259154

Hi, I'm Riley.
I'm a Law Clerk and I specialise in Conveyancing and Property.

Heather Hutchison

P06 368 9239

Hi, I'm Heather.
I'm a Legal Assistant and I specialise in Conveyancing and Property.

Heather joined CS Law in September 2020 after spending 18 years working in various administration roles in the real estate industry in Auckland and Levin.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her two children and relaxing with family and friends

Kirsty Beatson

Hi, I'm Kirsty.
I'm Registered Legal Executive and I specialise in Commercial, Conveyancing and Property.

Raised in Levin, Kirsty spent twelve years in Wellington before returning home. Starting off with a career in sport administration, Kirsty worked for Wellington Rugby on a variety of events including the Rugby World Cup 2011 and the Sevens. When she returned home she took up a position with the District Court in Levin and case managed files in both the criminal and family jurisdictions for several years.

Now qualified as a Registered Legal Executive, Kirsty is part of the Conveyancing and Trust Management teams at CS Law. She aims to make the process as smooth as possible for all clients, especially first home buyers with KiwiSaver and Housing New Zealand Home Start Grants.

In her spare time Kirsty likes to spend time with family and friends and also enjoys a good book.

Gillian Parsonson

P06 366 0174

Hi, I'm Gillian.
I'm a Legal Assistant and I specialise in Conveyancing and Property.

Gillian joined CS Law in January 2014 and she has been involved in many aspects of law over the past 17 + years.

Gillian is an integral part of the conveyancing team as a Legal Assistant.

Anaya Basak

P06 825 9227

Hi, I'm Anaya.
I'm a Team Coordinator and I specialise in Conveyancing, Property and Trusts.

Anaya joined CS Law in 2022 after moving to New Zealand from Australia. Anaya has worked previously in Legal Administration and Office Management in both Brisbane and Sydney.

Anaya lives in Levin with her husband and their child and loves spending quality time with her family. She also enjoys reading, gardening, and crochet.

Our people and story

CS Law (formerly Cullinane Steele) have been looking after individuals, families and businesses for generations, delivering practical advice so you can make important decisions with confidence.

Our Litigators, Solicitors, Legal Executives and support staff have a wide range of experience and knowledge. We are equipped to handle your needs, with a portfolio of commercial business, property, litigation, family and rural clients, we are big on service and trade on our reputation. In 2021 CS Law established a litigation team enabling CS Law to offer a one-stop legal service to our clients. Our litigation team can deal with your criminal, family, relationship or Hague Convention cases.

2022 sees us open a second office in the Wellington CBD to allow us to service our Wellington based clients, and providing more choice for our Kapiti Coast clients, now having the choice to travel in either direction. CS Law prides itself on offering practical advice and effective solutions.

Talk to the experts and we will look after you.

Associations

As a member of NZ Law we are in touch with law firms all around the country, ensuring that we have the latest legal information at our fingertips.

Member firms practise in a wide range of legal disciplines ranging from business law, home buying and selling, immigration law and intellectual property to aviation law, viticulture and tourism. Cullinane Steele is able to utilise the services of NZ Law legal experts from across the country in order to solve your unique legal problem.