Marie Hansen

Administration Team BA/LLB(hons)
Marie Hansen is a seasoned litigation lawyer with around 10 years experience in civil and commercial litigation. Marie graduated from the University of Auckland with a BA/LLB(hons) in 2005 and was admitted to the bar in 2006.

She began her legal career working in family law here at Smith and Partners, and went on to gain significant experience in litigation and dispute resolution as Senior Associate for one of the big five law firms. Marie re-joined Smith and Partners in 2017.
Marie has significant experience in mediations and hearings in the:

  • Weathertight Homes Tribunal
  • District Court
  • High Court
  • Family Court

Marie is currently working on a special project for Smith and Partners, developing our “Anti-Money Laundering / Countering the Financing of Terrorism” Compliance Programme.
Outside of work, Marie enjoys music and spending time with her young family.

Contact Marie

+64 9 836 0939

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+64 9 837 6840

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