BA; LLB; MANZCN
Mark Manhire holds a current certificate to practice as a lawyer from the New Zealand Law Society. He is also a member of the Auckland District Law Society. He is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia. He has a wide range of legal experience, ranging from immigration law to criminal, traffic and employment law.
In addition, Mark was chair and convenor of the Auckland District Law Society Immigration and Refugee Committee from 2011 to 2013. He is now President of the New Zealand Immigration Lawyers Association. Mark enjoys meeting new clients throughout New Zealand, UK and Russia and sharing his broad legal knowledge and professional experience, which includes:
Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand 1999
Member of the New Zealand Law Society
Member of the Auckland District Law Society
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia
Member of the Criminal Bar Association of New Zealand
Diploma in Litigation Skills 2001
Past member of the Committee of the Criminal Bar Association of New Zealand
Past member of the Criminal Law Committee of the Auckland District Law Society
Presenter at the Immigration Act 2009 Education seminar Auckland District Law Society August 2010
Full member of the Immigration and Refugee Committee 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 - Auckland District Law Society
Convenor of the Immigration and Refugee Committee 2011 to 2013 - Auckland District Law Society
President of the Association of New Zealand Immigration Lawyers 2016 to present
Appointed as a Notary Public by The Faculty Office, London UK 2016
Past President of the American Club of New Zealand
Immediate Past President of the King's School Old Boys Association 2017-2018
Member of the Immigration and Refugee Committee New Zealand Law Society 2019 - 2020
Natalia is our senior immigration consultant and a native Russian speaker. She has extensive experience in helping our clients in Russia with their New Zealand and Australian immigration goals.
Natalia is originally from Ekaterinburg, Russia and has a master's degree in architecture. She spent many years dealing with the ever-changing immigration policies in New Zealand and Australia, and continues to be the first point of contact for countless Russian citizens, thinking about moving to New Zealand or Australia.
If you are a native Russian speaker and wish to speak with Natalia directly then feel free to email or call us.