An Associate with the Business and Personal Legal Services Team, Louisa provides clients with expert advice about:  Buying and Selling Businesses, Shareholders’ Agreements, Terms of Trade, Company Constitutions, Commercial Matters, Not-for Profit and Charitable matters, Property and Conveyancing, Leases, Trusts, Asset Protection, Wills, and Estates including Contested Estates. 

She also assists iwi with Treaty of Waitangi settlement implementation and with post-settlement commercial and governance advice.

Louisa is very approachable and easy to work with, always taking the time to really understand clients’ situations and the issues they face, so that she can provide practical and tailored advice.

Louisa grew up in Havelock North, and studied at Victoria University for her Law Degree, and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Italian and Art History. 

Louisa has a special interest in the arts, and is a founding trustee of the New Zealand Art Crime Research Trust, an organisation dedicated to researching, preventing, and providing education about, art crime.  She is also a keen singer and musician.  Outside of work Louisa enjoys spending time with her young family and friends.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • LLB/BA Hons. at Victoria University
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • Member of the NZ Law Society
  • Member of the NZ Law Society Property Law Section
  • ATCL Performance Piano Diploma
  • Founding Trustee and Secretary of NZ Art Crime Research Trust  

Contact Information

Phone: (04) 473 6850
Fax: (04) 473 9304
Email: lgommans@raineycollins.co.nz

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