Michelle is one of the firm’s Office Administrators in the Litigation team and is the Personal Assistant to Principals Louise Denton and Michael Walker. Michelle provides administration support across the diverse litigation team which includes criminal defence, family law, civil litigation and employment law. As part of this support, Michelle deals with the administration of court filings and regularly assists with the preparation of court documents.
Prior to joining the firm Michelle worked as a Registrar in the Queenstown and Invercargill District Court’s and brings with her a fantastic wealth of litigation knowledge. Born and raised in Southland farming country, Michelle spent time in the UK before returning to join Alliance Group as the Share Registrar and Legal Administration Assistance. Opportunities in Australia called her there for a number a years before she returned to New Zealand and settled in Queenstown in 2002.
Outside of work Michelle enjoys travelling, especially around the Pacific Islands and is currently undertaking her dive certificates so she can enjoy more of where her travels take her. In the warmer months she can be found on the Queenstown bike trails and in the cooler months rink side, all over New Zealand, supporting her teenage sons playing ice hockey.Download Vcard