Legal Executive

Eileen Mares

B.Bus Admin, Dip NZ LE, REG. LE
FPS Eileen Mares

Specialist Areas

  • Legal executive support to the litigation team


Eileen was born and raised in Germany.  After graduating as Bachelor Business Administration, Eileen worked for almost ten years for a world leading equipment manufacturer in the renewable energy business.  Amongst other things she filled the position of the PA / EA to the Head of Sales; was Head of Sales Administration and worked in the in-house legal department.  Eileen came to New Zealand in January 2017 to study for the New Zealand Legal Executive Diploma which she completed as best in class.  She moved to Gisborne and took up her role as Qualified Legal Executive at Woodward Chrisp in November 2017.

Eileen and her husband have been in New Zealand since January 2017 and are enjoying the outdoor activities that come with a kiwi lifestyle.