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Greta Melvin and Helen Tyree
Family Lawyers, McWilliam Rennie
Greta graduated from Otago University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (English). She was admitted to the bar in Southland where she worked in litigation practising in the areas of civil and family law. During her time in Southland, Greta took a particular interest in family law. Greta moved to Wellington and joined McWilliam Rennie as a solicitor specialising in Family Law in 2019. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Society and the Wellington Family Courts Association.
Helen holds a Masters of Law in Child Law and Policy (with distinction), and has practiced in family law since 2003, joining McWilliam Rennie in 2014. She acts for children in the Family Court and also undertakes Court appointments as lawyer for subject persons under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act. She is a contributing author for the legal publication “Brookers Family Law on Family Property”, writing about relationship property agreements. Helen has presented seminars for Legalwise on relationship property and relationship property law developments and on the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act. Helen is the Chair of the Wellington Family Law Committee (a sub Committee of the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Law Society) and is on the Family Justice Sector Committee.