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Rebecca Dean

Senior Associate

To make an appointment, please contact Tess Blacklock tess.blacklock@tompkinswake.co.nz

Qualifications : LLB, BA, Victoria University of Wellington – Te Herenga Waka.

Rebecca is a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution team at Tompkins Wake. Rebecca specialises in family law, including parenting disputes, relationship property disputes, contracting out and separation agreements, protection of personal and property rights matters, paternity, Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 matters, and family violence. Rebecca practiced in the Wellington region for just over 15 years, and has extensive litigation experience, as well as regularly representing clients at mediation. 

In 2014 Rebecca was appointed to the Lawyer for Child panel and received regular appointments from the Court as Lawyer for Child and Lawyer to Assist. 

Rebecca is a member of the New Zealand Law Society Family Law Section.  

Areas of expertise

  • Adoption
  • Dissolution (Divorce)
  • Relationship Property Disputes
  • Relationship Property Agreements
  • Contracting Out/Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Protection of Personal and Property Rights (PPPR)
  • Parenting/Care of Children Disputes
  • Family Violence
  • Paternity
  • Oranga Tamariki Matters