Emily Merrill


  • LLB (Hons), BCS (majoring in Marketing) University of Waikato 2017
  • Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2018

Emily is a senior solicitor working in the Commercial and Property team with John Mackay.

Emily was born and lived in California until 2007 when she moved to Tauranga to complete her secondary schooling at Aquinas College. Emily completed her Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Communication Studies (majoring in Marketing) through the University of Waikato.

Emily has experience in a wide range of property, commercial and estate planning matters including subdivisions, sale and purchase of residential, commercial and rural properties, refinancing arrangements, building contracts, commercial leasing, trusts, wills and estate planning. Emily also has experience assisting John Mackay with the buying and selling of orchards and forestry assets.

Outside of work Emily loves to travel and spend time outdoors hiking, snow skiing and playing tennis.