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Sarah Krishnan

Sarah Krishnan


To make an appointment, please contact Carly Simon carly.simon@tompkinswake.co.nz

Qualifications : BA, Victoria University of Wellington, LLB (Hons), University of Auckland.

Sarah is currently on parental leave, please contact Carly for an alternative lawyer in her absence.

Sarah joined Tompkins Wake in 2021 and practises in the areas of local government and dispute resolution. Prior to joining Tompkins Wake, Sarah worked for the Government Legal Department in London for six years, specialising in judicial review, and for a boutique commercial litigation firm in Auckland.

Areas of expertise

  • Civil Litigation
  • Local Government Litigation
  • Local Government Advisory
  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Disputes


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Shelly Bay development comes one step closer

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