Andrew Lemalu, B.A. B.Com LLB
Andrew was born and bred in Dunedin, Otago and completed the majority of his tertiary studies at the University of Otago. Upon leaving Otago University Andrew joined the New Zealand Police Department, spending 5 years in various policing roles. The experience Andrew gained in his brief Police career was invaluable and has certainly assisted him in his ability to relate to his clients and deal with their matters. Andrew left the Police in 1989 to work as a lawyer in the commercial property team at a large inner-city law firm in Auckland. After gaining extensive experience in all areas of the law, Andrew commenced sole practice in Ellerslie in 1995. Andrew is a keen sportsman and holds a black belt in Shotokan Karate. He enjoys keeping fit, dabbling in a bit of yoga and is a very keen golfer. He supports both the Warriors and the All Blacks having played rugby and touch rugby for many years himself.
Nicola Fiebiger, LLB
Nicola was admitted to the bar in 2013 having first qualified as a Legal Executive in 2000. Her friendly nature and eye for detail has meant that Nicola’s key focus is now on managing the firms family trust clients and attending to gifting, wills and estates. Nicola also works in the commercial property and leasing areas as well as residential conveyancing.
Nicola has a young family and currently works part-time. Outside of work she enjoys travelling, cooking and being involved in all her children’s activities.
REGISTERED LEGAL EXECUTIVE - NZILE
Kirstin completed her Legal Executive certificate in 1998 and is an Affiliate Member of the NZ Institute of Legal Executives. Kirstin’s high standards and attention to detail has been invaluable in the development and implementation of many of our office procedures. Kirstin specialises in a wide variety of legal work including conveyancing, subdivisions, commercial and estate work. She has a through knowledge the firms trust accounting requirements and is responsible for the management of the firms trust account.
Registered Legal Executive - NZILE
Preet commenced employment with Andrew Lemalu Law in early 2016 as a Registered Legal Executive. Her friendly nature and softly spoken, professional manner shine through when assisting with clients. Preet specialises in the areas of estates, residential conveyancing and subdivisions. She also speaks fluent Hindi and Punjabi. She holds a Legal Executive Diploma (2010) as well as a Diploma in Conveyancing (2016). Preet is always keen to further her knowledge and attends legal seminars and webinars on a regular basis.
Preet has a young son who keeps her busy when she is not at work and she has a passion for fashion and travel.
Registered Legal Executive - NZILE
Pam is the newest member of the team and commenced employment with us in 2017 as a Registered Legal Executive. She completed her Legal Executive Certificate in 2008 and has been working in the legal profession for over 10 years. Pam works predominantly in the area of residential conveyancing including refinancing, subdivisions and all related matters.
Pam provides excellent client care and is very friendly and professional.
Pam works 5 days with reduced hours to enable her to achieve the work/life balance with her young family,
Christine has been assisting behind the scenes since the opening of Andrew Lemalu Law in 1995. As the company continued to expand, the role of a permanent Office Manager was created. Christine has a strong background in office management and administration. She enjoys working with our team to ensure everything is running smoothly and efficiently.
Christine loves anything cooking related and is an avid Warriors supporter. She also loves keeping fit doing boxing and running.
Sue is your first point of contact at Andrew Lemalu Law. She has been with our firm coming up 20 years. Her friendly manner and many years of experience enables her to assist our many clients, whether it be on the phone or in person. Sue’s conscientious nature, high standards and attention to detail shows through in her ability to attend to the day to day running of the office. Sue assists in the preparation of all legal documentation and her input is highly valued by our team. She also assists with the trust account and family trust gifting.
Outside of work Sue enjoys spending quality time with friends and family. She regularly escapes to her hideaway in Matarangi for relaxing weekends boating with her family and she loves trying her hand at a spot of fishing.