Jenna Heerdegen

Jenna specialises in all areas of family law including contracting out agreements, separation agreements, parenting disputes, paternity, and family 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