Jenna Heerdegen

Jenna is currently on parental leave.

Jenna specialises in all areas of family law including contracting out agreements, separation agreements, parenting disputes, paternity, and domestic violence matters. She has a particular focus on relationship property matters involving complex property divisions including trusts and companies.

Along with being a family law specialist Jenna has also previously worked as a Crown prosecutor. She has developed strong litigation skills having regularly appeared in the Family Court on a variety of family law matters, and in the District Court and High Court prosecuting for the Crown and government departments.

Jenna likes to take a practical approach to ensure matters are dealt with as efficiently as possible, yet is still focused on achieving the best outcome for her clients.


  • LLB, BA, University of Waikato 2009
  • Admitted to the Bar of New Zealand 2010

Community Activity

  • Volunteers as a youth mentor
  • Committee member, Waikato Bay of Plenty Women in Law Association