Rhys Ellison - Principal and Notary Public
Rhys Ellison is the Principal of Rhys Ellison Law. He attended Raglan Area School, Hamilton Boys High and both Otago and Waikato Universities before graduating with a Law degree and being admitted to the Bar in 1994. Rhys became a Notary Public in 2009.
Rhys's great Uncle Tom was the first Maori to graduate from a NZ University with a Law degree and the first All Black Captain. Rhys inherited that passion, combining Law with Rugby and played more than 200 first class Rugby games. Rhys played 60 games for Otago, 90 games for Waikato, over 20 games for the Maori All Blacks and played in three All Black Trials. Rhys helped Waikato win the first ever National Championship final in 1992 and win the Ranfurly Shield off Auckland in 1993. He played against the British & Irish Lions twice and Australia once, defeating both the British Lions and Australia.
Rhys also played Rugby professionally for Yamaha in Japan and for the Irish province of Munster in the European Cup, and then went on to practice Law for several years in Limerick, Ireland.
Rhys is qualified to practice law in both New Zealand and Ireland and is a member of the New Zealand Law Society, Auckland District Law Society, The Irish Law society, the New Zealand Society of Notary Publics and the World Society of Notary Publics.
Rhys is married to Karen and they live in Raglan with their two sons.
Kerron Sexton - Senior Registered Legal Executive (Associate)
Kerron Sexton is a Registered Legal Executive and has joined our team since January 2017. Its exciting to have her passion and knowledge for Conveyancing at our finger tips. Kerron is originally from Whangarei but has lived in Hamilton since her University days. Kerrons hours of work are 8.30 to 3.00, however is available by mobile and organises home visits when appropriate. If you need advice or just someone to point you in the right direction, please ring Kerron.
Becky Russell - Legal Secretary
Becky has joined our team in September 2019. Becky brings her experience with AML and Office processes, this is greatly appreciated as we are only a small law firm. Becky has an amazing ability to set up processes to keep Rhys and Kerron on track. We are really enjoying having her as part of our team. Becky's hours of work are 8.00 to 3.30 Tuesday-Friday.
Annabel Jordan - Law Clerk
Annabel has been with us as an intern while she is studying a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Waikato, she has shown her ability to learn very quickly and adapt to her university life and work commitments. Annabel assists Rhys and Kerron with the conveyancing. We cant wait for her to complete her studies and join the team full time.