Margaret Smyth

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Margaret Smyth | Practising Consultant


Margaret has been a lawyer at Papprills since 2007 and was made a Partner of the firm in 2013.


Margaret originates from Nottingham, England but has lived in New Zealand since 1992. She practiced as a Registered Nurse for 15 years at Kings College Hospital, London and Christchurch Public Hospital before attaining a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Canterbury.







Her legal expertise lies in most Court-related work:


  • Family law including Separation and all Relationship Property matters, also Care of Children/Guardianship/Parenting matters

  • Criminal law

  • Medical law including Coroner’s Court matters

  • Employment law

  • Civil law and Debt Collection matters including Court work

  • Wills, Trusts and Estates


Margaret also regularly assists at the Community Law Centre.


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