May 2019 - a Graduate of Victoria University of Wellington with an LLB and BCom (accounting and taxation), Jake joins our Commercial law team while concurrently completing the legal professionals course. He hopes to be admitted to the bar by October this year.
Jake was born and raised in Gisborne. He was a prefect at Gisborne Boys High School in 2012 and followed on by moving to Wellington to study at Victoria University. Originally studying towards a commerce degree, Jake decided to add a law degree before graduating at the beginning of 2019. He has now moved back to Gisborne and is excited to begin his law career at Woodward Chrisp.
Jake was a member of Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club and hopes to become an active member again this summer. He also enjoys skiing, playing social sport and spending time with friends and family. After a short trip through Asia his interest in traveling was sparked and he hopes to travel again sometime soon.