The Purnell Creighton Team

Further information on our experienced staff.

 

 

Tim Twomey
Partner

LL.B (Hons) University of Canterbury

Background:
Tim has considerable experience in commercial, property, family and relationship property law.

His Court appearances include the District Court, Family Court, Employment Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Tim acts for a wide range of clients, locally, nationally and international.

Tim enjoys watching all sports and participates in some of them to the best of his ability. Swimming, scuba diving, skiing and golf.

Areas of Expertise:
Commercial transactions, employment, estate litigation, insurance and leaky home claims

Tel (03) 379-0430

Cell 021 049 2046

Fax (03) 365-7971

tjtwomey@purnellcreighton.co.nz

Roger Simes
Partner

LL.B University of Canterbury

Background:
His areas of practice have involved acting not only for private individuals but also companies, Government Departments, SOEs and off shore clients.

His Court appearances include the District Court, Family Court, Employment Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.

He has extensive experience in litigation covering most aspects of the law.

Areas of Expertise:
Business and commercial law, residential property, trusts, family law, relationship property, employment law.

Tel (03) 379-0430

Fax (03) 365-7971

rss@purnellcreighton.co.nz

John OConnell
Partner

LL.B University of Canterbury

Background:
John graduated LL.B from the University of Canterbury in 1987 and began his legal career in Christchurch before spending several years working and travelling overseas.

With Purnell Creighton since 1994, he became a partner in 2008.

Johns principal area of practice is in relationship property and family law.

He also maintains a busy general practice advising clients across the property, commercial and asset planning areas.

Areas of Expertise:
Property, commercial and asset planning, relationship property and family law.

DD (03) 379-0430 ext 101

Cell 027 435 5003

Fax (03) 365-7971

john.oconnell@purnellcreighton.co.nz

John Creighton
Partner

LL.B University of Canterbury

Areas of Expertise:
Commercial and residential property including leasing and business management, estates, wills, trusts, relationship property, companies formation and restructuring.

Tel (03) 379-0430

Cell 027 228 2307

Fax (03) 365-7971

jnc@purnellcreighton.co.nz

Colleen Hooi
Associate

Bachelor of Laws (Canterbury)
Diploma of English Language & Literature (Distinction)

Background:
Colleen has extensive experience spanning 26 years, advising local and international private clients and investors, on a broad range of property and business transactions.

Languages:
English and the Cantonese, Mandarin and Hokkien dialects of the Chinese language.

Areas of Expertise:
Commercial and residential property and business related transactional work, and Family Trusts matters.

Tel (03) 379-0430

Fax (03) 365-7971

col.hooi@purnellcreighton.co.nz

 

 

 

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