Deanne – Principal
Deanne Taylor is the Principal of Taylor & Co Lawyers and holds an LLB from the University of Auckland along with a BA in English from Massey University.
Deanne has lived on the Hibiscus Coast for over twenty years and has worked in Orewa for over ten years. She has been involved with numerous large and complex property transactions, residential and commercial property, relationship property matters, elder law, wills and estates and has extensive expertise in these areas. Deanne takes a pragmatic approach and works closely with her clients to resolve all legal matters efficiently and effectively.
Here at Taylor & Co we are willing to take the time to listen and work closely with you to ensure, no matter what your situation, all legal advice is tailored to your needs. We value the relationships we have with our clients and you can rely on us to provide you with outstanding value.
Chloé – Practice Administrator
As Practice Administrator here at Taylor & Co, Chloé is an invaluable asset to the team and our client experience. Supporting the running of the practice Chloé’s efficiency and organisational skills are second to none.
Holding a Bachelor of Graphic Design Chloé will be your point of contact when interacting with Taylor & Co on all social media platforms.
Chloé grew up on the Hibiscus Coast and enjoys spending time at the beach, surfing, wakeboarding, tennis, yoga, hiking and traveling.
Julie – Legal Executive
Julie is an experienced legal executive, having qualified in 1998, and carrying out further legal studies through Waikato University, graduating in 2006.
Julie has extensive private client experience, having worked in small, medium and large practices, gaining a thorough understanding of all manner of commercial, residential and property development transactions.
Taranaki raised, but eventually settling on the North Shore in 1995, Julie spends spare time with friends and family.
Charlie – Legal Executive
Charlie emigrated from South Africa in 2015 after 25 years of working within the legal profession, predominantly conveyancing. Upon arriving in New Zealand, Charlie again joined the legal environment and 4 years later obtained her Diploma in Legal Executive Studies.
Charlie recently joined as a full-time member of the team at Taylor & Co Lawyers, and is very keen and excited to be furthering her career as a Legal Executive.
Since moving to New Zealand, Charlie has lived on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula and loves being able to see the ocean all the way around her and the fact that it feels like home. “It reminds me very much of Amanzimtoti, a coastal strip along the south eastern shore of South Africa – where we lived for 18 years before moving to NZ”. The word “Amanzimtoti” is Zulu and means “sweetwaters”.
Charlie enjoys spending time with her family, sight seeing, camping, fishing and playing golf. When at home, she enjoys arts & crafts, reading, building her Lego and also just relaxing.
Toni – Legal Executive
Toni is a part-time member of the team at Taylor & Co Lawyers. She qualified as a Legal Executive in June 2020.
Toni previously worked in a law firm as a personal assistant and is now excited to further her career with an experienced team as a Legal Executive.
Raised in Tauranga, but has been living the Hibiscus Coast lifestyle for the past seven years after travelling and working abroad. She loves living by the ocean, boating, going to the gym, travelling and most of all spending time with her young family
Will – Law Clerk
Will holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and is currently working towards his LLB. Will’s commerce background provides the firm with another valuable resource in commercial transactions.
Growing up on the Hibiscus Coast Will is strongly connected with the ocean, above and below the waterline. Will fills his spare time with surfing, sailing and diving.
Beth – Law Clerk
Beth is a part-time member of the team at Taylor & Co Lawyers, as she is also currently working towards her LLB and Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University of Wellington.
Working primarily behind the scenes finalising the details and closing of files, Beth loves the opportunity to work as part of an experienced and fun team.
Having grown up on the Hibiscus Coast Beth enjoys spending time close to the beach along with having a keen interest in music, coffee and home cooking.
Thomas – Law Clerk
Thomas is a part-time member of the team at Taylor & Co Lawyers, he is also currently working towards his LLB at Auckland University of Technology.
Having grown up on the Hibiscus Coast Thomas enjoys spending most of his spare time in and around water by fishing, diving, spearfishing, and surfing.
I would like to thank you for listening, your attention to detail and kind professional assistance is much appreciated.
- A Hopper
I would like to express my appreciation of your kind, professional and prompt handling of my mother’s estate. Nothing was ever too much trouble for you.
- M Bayes
I was impressed with the way Taylor & Co worked around some very difficult people in resolving our business matters.
- H Geertshuis
I would like to express my appreciation of your professionalism, guidance and handling of the personal issues confronting me recently.
- L Hennessy
Deanne took all the stress out of buying my home. She dealt with everything efficiently and professionally and communicated with me throughout the process.
- A Baker
I was so grateful that after my separation all my property matters could be resolved without the stress of going to Court while still achieving a pleasing and fair outcome.
- N Weston
We greatly appreciated the guidance given to us for all of our trust and estate planning matters. It was easy to communicate with Deanne and we were very pleased with the clear and practical advice given.