Rebekah Anderton - LLB, BA
Rebekah is the newest member of our team and joined us in April 2019.
Rebekah graduated from Victoria University in 2007 with an Arts degree and from Auckland University in 2009 with her Law degree. Rebekah is a Hawke's Bay girl and was previous Deputy Head girl at Flaxmere College, She returned to Hawke's Bay in 2010 to work at the Hawke's Bay Community Law Centre as a solicitor and for the last 5 and a half years has worked for both the Ministry of Social Development and Oranga Tamariki. Rebekah has a huge amount of expertise in the Oranga Tamariki Act, and specialises in family law. Rebekah was made an Associate in 2020.
Since returning to Hawke's Bay, Rebekah has previously served as the secretary for the Heretaunga Women’s Centre for three years, has been President of the Napier Pirates Netball Committee and has held the position of both Secretary and squash Chair/committee member at the Hastings Tennis and Squash Club. Since having her wee son, Rebekah has taken a step back from committee work and enjoys spending time with her family.
Rebekah's presence has added yet another fun layer to our office. Her chat and laughter is contagious and we are delighted to have her as part of the Bay Legal Team. The occasional visits from the very cute Mr 2-year-old are an added bonus ! We can now confirm that she is an A++ baker after taste-testing her chocolate cake..