COVID-19 virus: As a result of the Covid-19 situation, Mackenzie Elvin Law has invoked its business continuity plan.

UPDATE: From Wednesday 8 September 2021 the Mackenzie Elvin offices will be open, in accordance with the Government’s Level 2 Protocols. Mackenzie Elvin staff, Lawyers and Administration will be operating from home and the office, and we expect there will be little to no disruption to anyone who wishes to contact us.

We will keep you updated with any change to this position and advise you accordingly. Mackenzie Elvin Law is committed to containing the spread of this virus, which will in turn hopefully ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff, our families, and our clients.

We will get through this together.

Kathryn Wright

LLB, University of Auckland / BA, University of Queensland Law Clerk 07 579 0972 Email Kathryn Wright

Kathryn is a law clerk at Mackenzie Elvin Law and works closely with Rebecca Savage and Thomas Refoy-Butler in the family and litigation team.

Kathryn was born in Christchurch but grew up in Brisbane where she completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in criminology and psychology at the University of Queensland. Kathryn then worked as a Child Safety Officer for the Queensland Government. In 2016, Kathryn returned home to New Zealand and completed her legal studies at the University of Auckland. After completing her legal studies, Kathryn relocated to Tauranga where she worked for the Ministry of Social Development as an Integrated Services Case Manager supporting our most vulnerable whānau within Tauranga Moana. Kathryn started with Mackenzie Elvin in 2021 and is very excited to apply her legal skills, and experience from her previous professional roles.

Kathryn is an avid sportsperson and active member of the New Zealand Surf Life Saving community having twice represented New Zealand in surfboat rowing. You will find Kathryn patrolling Omanu beach as a surf life saver over the summer months and working behind the scenes in her capacity as the assistant team manager for both the Surf Life Saving New Zealand Junior Black Fins and Surfboat teams.

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