A Senior Commercial Solicitor with the Business and Personal Legal Services Team, Louisa assists clients with expert advice about Buying and Selling Businesses, Shareholders’ Agreements, Terms of Trade, Company Constitutions, Commercial Advice, Property and Conveyancing, Leases, Trusts, Asset Protection, Wills and Estates. 

Louisa also provides advice to charities and other not-for-profit entities, as well as assisting 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.

Keeping very busy outside of work, Louisa sings with the Orpheus Choir of Wellington and the NZSO Chorale, 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 member of the Friends of Dowse Committee.

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 is currently on maternity leave.  For assistance please contact Kirsten Ferguson or Jason Klapproth.

Qualifications and Professional 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
  • Member of the Orpheus Choir of Wellington
  • Member of the NZSO Chorale
  • Founding Trustee and Secretary of NZ Art Crime Research Trust 
  • Member of the Friends of Dowse Committee
  • Member of Supertonic (Wellington Young Professionals) Choir

Contact Information

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

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