PARTNER. LL.M (Hons)
Ferne leads the Private Client team and is a specialist in Trusts, Relationship Property and Divorce. She also works closely with the Trust team, helping clients create the best structure for their asset ownership and the right approach for the management of their personal affairs.
Ferne has a broad legal background with extensive experience in Company Governance, Charitable Trusts, Mediation, Property and Commercial Law.
Professional and public governance appointments include being a member of the Canterbury Branch Committee of the New Zealand Law Society, a member of the Wills and Trusts sub-committee of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society and Chair of the Professional Conduct Committee of the Institute of Financial Advisers. Ferne has previously been a member of the Property Law Section Committee itself, the Council of the University of Canterbury, and was a director of NZLAW, an independent association of over 65 law firms.