ASSOCIATE. LL.B Canterbury (2003)
Colleen joined Malley & Co in 2008 and was appointed as an Associate in January 2009. Colleen specialises in all aspects of Family Law, particularly Relationship Property and Contracting Out Agreements, Separation and Divorce, Care of Children and Guardianship disputes.
Her other areas of law include Adoption and Personal and Property Rights Act applications. Colleen has also acted in Hague Convention proceedings. She regularly appears as Counsel in the Family Court.
In 2010 she was appointed as Lawyer for children in proceedings before the Family Court, and has been appointed as lawyer to assist the Court. Colleen is a member of the Family Courts Association and the Family Section of the New Zealand Law Society.