Amanda Smith

Legal Executive

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In July 2017 I joined Layburn Hodgins and hit the ground running to assist John Abbott and Kylie Dawson with their clients’ conveyancing and commercial matters. From September 2018 I am continuing to work with the team remotely. 

I hold a New Zealand Law Society Diploma in Legal Executive Studies (attained in 2010) and am in the process of renewing my membership with the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives.   

With over 10 years of experience within the law profession, I have been involved in a variety of fields of law working with legal and intellectual property firms in both New Zealand and the UK.  

I have a keen interest in the property market and thoroughly enjoy assisting clients with their real estate transactions.  Client care and clear communication are at the forefront of my work ethic, and I consider myself to be proactive, efficient and thorough.

From 2013-2016 I was based in the UK and worked with two very reputable firms in London and Cheltenham. During that time I also took the opportunity to travel around Europe, Asia, Africa and the USA, which has given me a much wider perspective and enhanced sense of cultural awareness.

Apart from travelling, my hobbies include cooking, rock climbing, yoga, hiking and running.