John Campbell LLB (Hons) - Partner
John practices largely in the areas of conveyancing, commercial, trusts and estates after being involved in Court work of all types earlier in his career. John joined the firm in 1981 after having been admitted to the bar in 1976 and working in a Wellington firm for five years.
John is a director of the management company of Midlands Mortgage Trust. Out of the office John is actively involved in Skiing, Tramping, and Cycling as well as being a keen follower of Rugby and a Rotarian.Email John
Juliet van der Oord LLB - Partner
Juliet joined the firm in 1994 and is a general practitioner with an emphasis on family law including relationship property. Juliet undertakes Lawyer for Child appointments and is an accredited member of the New Zealand Law Society Panel of Mediators as a family specialist, as well as being an approved mediator for Family Dispute Resolution. Juliet also works in the areas of trusts, wills and estate planning, conveyancing, ACC matters and employment issues.
With husband Klaas, Juliet lives near Ormondville, their two youngest children are currently at Otago University and Whanganui Collegiate. When not at work Juliet enjoys spending time with family and friends.Email Juliet
Bridie Tippett (nee Chote) BA LLB - Associate
Born and bred in CHB, Bridie completed her schooling in Waipukurau before graduating from Victoria University with a double degree in Law and Arts. Bridie joined the firm in 2007 and returned to us after taking 12 months out to travel in 2011/2012.
Bridie is a general practitioner with a particular focus on the areas of conveyancing, trusts, wills and estates, employment, and criminal and civil litigation. Bridie is a keen sportswoman and also enjoys spending time at the family bach at Porangahau. She is the President of the Central Sports Netball Club and she and husband, Garth, are keen supporters of Backpaddock Lakes Wakeboard & Waterski Park.Email Bridie
Bodee Oliver LLB - Associate
Educated at CHB College, Bodee graduated from Waikato University with an LLB in May 2012. He started work with us as a Law Clerk in November 2011 and was admitted to the bar in June 2012.
Bodee’s practice is general but predominantly focussed on conveyancing and commercial work, trusts, wills and estates, and rural law. Bodee is involved locally in the Takapau and Waipawa Tennis Clubs and is a member of the Waipukurau Fire Brigade.Email Bodee
Belinda Brans (nee Cameron) BA LLB
- Staff Solicitor
Belinda was raised on her family farm and was educated at Argyll East and CHB College. She graduated from Victoria University with a double degree in law and arts and after doing her OE returned to New Zealand in 2001 to join the NZ Police.
Belinda was admitted to the Bar in 2012 and worked at the HB Community Law Centre before joining us in April 2015. Belinda assists John Campbell in the areas of conveyancing, rural law, and trusts.
Belinda lives in Argyll along with her husband and two children. As well as spending time with family and friends she is involved with the children’s various sports clubs and is on the Argyll East School Board of Trustees.Email Belinda