Claire Gibson

Director | Foundation Legal 

Phone:           07 949 7879
Mobile:           021 715 325
Email:             claire@foundationlegal.co.nz

Areas of Expertise: Claire specialises in advising clients on strategic asset planning, property and commercial matters, including: 

  • Residential and Commercial Property Law
  • Subdivisions and Development
  • Maori Land
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Trusts and Asset Protection
  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Charities and Incorporated Societies
  • Relationship Property

Outside the Office: I have an incredible husband and two gorgeous girls who are the apple of our eyes. When my time is not devoted to my family or clients, I love nothing more than getting fresh air and exercise, listening to podcasts and having a laugh with my friends.

Lisa Davis

Law Clerk | Foundation Legal 

Phone:            07 949 7879
Email:             reception@foundationlegal.co.nz

Areas of Expertise:  isa assists in all things around the office including:

  • Taking care of all our deeds
  • Creating our templates and fine tuning our processes
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Relationship property agreements
  • Assisting clients with general queries (including court or criminal matters)

Outside the Office:  I am over half-way completing my Bachelor of Laws Degree at the University of Waikato. My passion for law started years ago working as a legal secretary for criminal defense lawyers. I am also a loving wife and mum of two young children, all of which keeps me on my toes.

Bridget Dowsett

Legal Executive | Foundation Legal 

Phone:            07 949 7879
Mobile:           027 428 1914
Email:             bridget@foundationlegal.co.nz

Areas of Expertise: Bridget covers all our residential conveyancing including:

  • Refinancing
  • Sale and purchase of residential property
  • Kiwisaver withdrawal applications
  • First home start grants
  • AML and client care guru

Outside the Office:  When I’m not busy with my two grown children, I love spending time with my wider family and friends and love a good game of touch footy.

Rachel Chapman

Administration Assistant | Foundation Legal 

Phone:            07 949 7879

Areas of Expertise: Rachel assists in all things admin around the office including:

  • Assisting clients with their queries and arranging appointments with Claire
  • Assisting Claire with all her admin needs
  • Client onboarding and AML 
  • Invoicing and billing queries

Outside the office: I have two wonderful children who keep me busy. My spare time is spent working in our blueberry orchard with my husband. When I can, I love to catch up with friends and family and enjoy spending time at the beach or reading a good book.

Testimonials

Jeff Robinson

If you want something done Claire is your person. I found Claire to be very energetic, easy to talk to and very proficient. 

I like dealing with people who I feel I can trust and that’s why I would recommend Claire and Foundation Legal to anyone.

Paul Pastor

Claire helped me with a transaction that did not go according to plan. She was my rock. I highly recommend Claire and her team.

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