Carmen FranichAssociate - Registered Legal Executive
Carmen has worked in the legal profession her whole working career. She is a Registered Legal Executive and Associate of the NZ Institute of Legal Executives, having obtained her NZLS Legal Executive Certificate in 1995. Carmen is of Ngati Ranginui and Ngati Pukenga descent.
In 2013 she joined the team at Smith and Partners, where she works closely with partners Peter Smith and Wade Hansen on residential and commercial property matters including subdivisions and refinancing.
Carmen’s clients appreciate her ability to make the law easy to understand. Quick and efficient, Carmen combines over 20 years of knowledge and experience in property law with her friendly and approachable manner, making each property transaction smooth and stress-free for clients.
Carmen is Vice President of the National Council of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives, and President of the Auckland Branch.
Outside of work Carmen enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends and traveling when she gets the chance.