Trish Powell, Registered Legal Executive
Trish joined us in August 2020. She graduated as a legal executive in 1992.
Trish brings a wealth of knowledge on various aspects of the law, having worked for the last 30 years in a local law office.
Trish has specialised in estates since 2004 and is looking forward to the challenge of assisting Bay Legal with various matters including conveyancing, trusts and estates.
It's great to have Trish on board with the Bay Legal team.
Debbie Burlace - Receptionist
Debbie is the newest member of our team, joining us in August 2020.
Debbie has many years experience within a legal office and is excited to take on a new role with Bay Legal. Her experience and knowledge already a real asset to the team.
As mother of three adult sons Debbie can be spotted around Hawke’s Bay’s cricket and rugby sports grounds. She is also an avid walker up Te Mata Peak most weekends.
With the amazing eateries and scenery that our region has to offer Debbie also enjoys getting out and about with friends sampling the Bay’s wine, dining and of course the odd chocolate.
Carley Hewitt - Office Manager
Carley joined us in October 2013 as our Office Manager. Carley is responsible for the smooth day to day running of the office. Carley can deal with any account queries and often assists on client files as and when required.
Outside of work Carley enjoys time with her family, which generally consists of being somewhere watching sport!.
Ryan Bailey, Legal Assistant
Ryan was born in the Central Hawkes Bay but has spent the majority of his life in the Manawatu; he moved back to the Hawkes Bay in 2015 and has never looked back! Ryan comes from a back ground of work within the public sector and was most recently a Deputy Registrar with the Family Courts in Napier. Ryan is working towards becoming a Legal Executive to help expand his skills in the legal profession.
Ryan spends the majority of his free time trying to squeeze in as much travel as he can and is a member of the Hawkes Bay Orchestra. Ryan provides legal support to all the girls in the office as well as helping customers with conveyancing, wills and estates.
To read about past employee Jessica Greig click here