Rachael is a partner in our commercial and property team.  She started her legal career at an Invercargill law firm before taking a role as a Risk Manager in a large public sector organisation.  Rachael acts for a number of business and private clients and has experience in a broad range of land and business conveyancing transactions, subdivisions, company structuring and restructuring, franchising, trusts and estate planning. 

Rachael joined Corcoran French in 2002 and became a partner in 2005. In 2020, Rachael took on the role of Managing Partner.  

Rachael is a member of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society. 

Rachael is married to Chris and has two sons.  She is a keen walker, cook and barbershop singer.