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 Victoria University. When not at work Juliet enjoys singing with the Choir of Norsewood and spending time with family and friends.Email Juliet
Bridie Tippett (nee Chote) BA LLB - Associate
Born and raised 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.
Bridie is a general practitioner with a particular focus on the areas of conveyancing, trusts, wills and estates, commercial and rural law. Bridie is a keen sportswoman, is President of the Central Sports Netball Club and coaches a premier team. She and her husband, Garth, have a young family and own the local Bridgestone Tyre Centre.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 in the Takapau Tennis Club and is also a trustee of the CHB Community Security Trust.Email Bodee
Claire Murphy (nee Enticott) LLB
- Senior Solicitor
Claire joined the team in early 2017 after having worked in law firms in Hawkes Bay and Rotorua. Claire is a general practitioner with an emphasis on rural law, conveyancing and commercial work, trusts, wills and estates.
Farming locally with husband Joe and their young family, Claire is a keen sportswoman, is involved in local netball and is a trustee of the CHB District Community Trust.Email Claire