- LLB Victoria University of Wellington 2013
- BA Victoria University of Wellington 2013
- Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2014
After completing her studies at Victoria University of Wellington in 2013, Jess joined Holland Beckett Law with a focus on property law. Jess left Holland Beckett Law in early 2016 to travel South America and Europe and returned for a short stint over the 2016/2017 summer before moving to Vancouver, Canada.
In-between hiking and snowboarding, Jess worked in the in-house legal team at a Vancouver based technology start-up company assisting with a range of commercial / corporate matters including a recapitalisation of the company which involved a USD $43 million capital raise. Jess enjoyed the practical aspect of working in-house and getting to know the inner workings of the business.
Jess returned to Holland Beckett Law in October 2018 and is advising on a wide range of commercial & business law matters including asset and share purchases, commercial contract drafting and negotiation, corporate governance, general commercial advice, trade mark registrations and financial / security arrangements. Jess is excited to be back in the Bay of Plenty permanently and to make the most of the New Zealand outdoors.