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Rachael Creagh

Associate

LL.B (University of Canterbury, 1997)
B.A (University of Canterbury, 1994)
Rachael Creagh

What I do

At {mds} law I specialise in property (residential and commercial), commercial law, trust and estate planning, relationship property and employment.  I am also experienced and routinely involved in civil litigation, dispute resolution, and estate administration – including Family Protection Act claims.

I bring extensive experience across the private and public sectors to the table, from my time in private practice here in New Zealand to my time with a large UK multinational company and separate UK Government department.

How I like to work with clients             

I enjoy working closely alongside and together with my clients to help them achieve results that best serve their needs.  To do that I make sure I fully understand my client’s position, preferred outcome(s) and the circumstances they face.  I keep my clients fully informed of all options available to them and make sure I clearly understand my client’s expectations, however they might change and develop over time, to ensure I meet and exceed them.

My approach to client service

My client’s best interests are my priority and I always strive to deliver the best service I can for them.  I am always approachable and honest with my clients which I find helps me to provide robust and practical advice – even if that is sometimes hard for a client to hear.  It is important to me that I am available to my clients whenever they need me, as I find a quick call or email outside business hours will often resolve an issue quickly, prevent difficulties further down the track, and alleviate stress and pressure for my clients.

What I like doing after hours

I have two primary school age children and we enjoy spending time as a family mountain biking, kayaking, camping and enjoying the great outdoors.  I am originally from the West Coast and I try to get back there as often as I can as nothing beats the Coast on a fine day.

Professional Memberships

  • New Zealand Law Society

Contact Details

DDI: 03 371 0485
E-mail Rachael

Secretary

Joanna O’Brien
DDI:  03 371 0491
E-mail Joanna

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