Our lawyers are driven, focused and talented

Greg Thompson

Director

Greg is an expert in all areas of commercial property and real estate law with over 23 years experience as a partner in the commercial property...

James Blackie

Director

James is a leading commercial property lawyer and advisor with over 14 years legal experience and was named 2015 RICS Property Professional of the year...

Joe Biddles

Director

Joe is a specialist commercial property and real estate lawyer having previously worked in the commercial property department at a leading national law firm and formerly...

Sam Greenwood

Director

Sam is a commercial property and real estate lawyer and joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in 2012 having previously worked in the commercial property department...

David Simpson

Senior Solicitor

David is a commercial property and real estate lawyer and joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in 2015 having previously spent three years in the commercial property team at..

Lesley Thomson

Senior Solicitor / Head of Projects

Lesley is a highly experienced commercial property and real estate lawyer who has previously spent four years in the commercial property team at Martelli McKegg and five...

Tom McGarry

Senior Solicitor

Tom joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in 2016, having spent three years in the commercial property team at Chapman Tripp. Tom has a strong interest in the property industry...

Paige Lane

Senior Solicitor

Paige joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in 2017 after having commenced her legal career in a property firm in Hamilton. She is a passionate about the property...

Hannah Proudfoot

Solicitor

Hannah first joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in 2017 as the firm’s trust accountant and legal administrator before moving into a graduate solicitor role in 2018...

Chris Carroll

Solicitor

Chris joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in March 2019 after a year and a half of working in Tax at Deloitte. In 2016 he graduated from the University of Otago with a double degree...

Rebecca Wilton

Solicitor

Rebecca joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in 2019 after having commenced her legal career in commercial and property law. She has advised and acted on a range...

Jen Batty

Registered Legal Executive

Jen is a registered legal executive and joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in 2019. She has previously spent time in a boutique generalist firm and a large city firm in various...

Amanda Sagrillo

Practice Manager

As Practice Manager Amanda is responsible for the general day-to-day management of the firm, including trust accounting, information technology, marketing...

Ruth Kennett

Trust Account Administrator

Ruth is a qualified legal executive with experience in a variety of legal roles. Ruth joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in August 2019 providing maternity leave cover...

Kylie Robinson

Trust Account Administrator

Kylie, a qualified legal executive, has a background in both legal and practice management roles, with broad experience in commercial and residential conveyancing...

Courteney Maxwell

Legal Administrator

As the firm’s Legal Administrator, Courteney provides support to the four directors and general assistance to the wider team.She is also responsible for client reception....

Annie Fan

Legal Assistant (part-time)

Annie joined Thompson Blackie Biddles in March 2019.  Annie is in her third year of conjoint BA/LLB at the University of Auckland, majoring in law, politics and ancient history...