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Meet the Team
Meet the Team
Cuba Family Law
Our team is friendly and approachable. We will provide you with effective legal advice to assist you to navigate separation and Family Court processes.
Liz has over 20 years experience as a specialist family lawyer. She graduated from the University of Otago in 1996 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Political Studies. She has practised in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Liz practises in all areas of family law but with a special interest in family violence, children and mental health work. Liz became l
Bridie graduated from Victoria University of Wellington and was admitted to the bar in 2004. She practised in family law and criminal law in Tauranga before travelling to the United Kingdom and working in child protection for two years. She then worked exclusively in family law in both private practice and for a community law centre that specialised in domestic violence in Brisbane, Australia. Bridie returned to practice in New Zealand working for the Public Defence Service in Wellington before joining Cuba Family Law in April 2019. Bridie has extensive courtroom experience and will work with you to achieve pragmatic outcomes focussed on your needs.
Sarah was born and raised in Ireland, and began her practice as a family lawyer in New Zealand in 2010. Her areas of practice include Oranga Tamariki matters, family violence, care of children, and relationship property. Sarah is a legal aid provider in both family and criminal matters. Sarah acts in cases as Lawyer for Child. She is also on the panel of lawyers appointed to assist clients with the Royal Commission of Inquiry into abuse in state care and is a volunteer for Mothers Project helping women who are in custody. Sarah is based in Nelson.
Support staff/Office Manager
Liz is a member of our reliable and efficient support team. Liz has a long history with the firm and has been with us since 2000. She grew up in Tolaga Bay/Gisborne with Whakapapa to Anaura Bay.
Friendly and approachable.
Dedicated to looking after you and your Whanau.