Sarah Burns


  • NZ Law Society Legal Executive Diploma 2016
  • LLB minoring in Philosophy 2021
  • Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2021

Sarah was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in December 2021 after completing her law degree with the University of Waikato. Sarah began her journey with Holland Beckett Law as a legal secretary studying towards a Legal Executive Diploma which she completed in 2016. With the support of Holland Beckett Law, Sarah has completed a lot of study and is delighted to be putting it into practise.

Sarah has taken an interest in trust law, being a topic which she has familiarised herself with as part of her self-directed research at University. Sarah has worked for many of Dean’s clients and has general experience with commercial property and financing transactions. She also enjoys assisting with residential conveyancing, particularly first home buyers. Sarah takes a practical approach to her work and aims to provide legal advice in a plain English manner.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys socialising with her husband and friends and spending time with her two pugs, Maggie and Tilly.


  • Trustee of the Tauranga Community Foodbank