Kevin Pearson (LL.B, PG. DIP.LAW)


Kevin Pearson is the Principal of the firm and obtained his legal qualifications from Otago University. He has practised commercial and property law in Auckland since 1983. Kevin’s area of legal practice involves advising businesses and private clients on a broad range of commercial and property matters such as completion of due diligence, setting up structures, organising project financing, drafting complex commercial contracts in simple language and asset planning including Trusts. 

Direct Dial: (09) 917 1654


Margaret Rea

Trust Accountant and Receptionist

Margaret has worked as the trust account manager for Davenports City Law for the past 16 years.   She has also been the friendly receptionist for the past 12 years together with providing secretarial assistance to various authors and also assisting in many areas of administration.

Direct Dial: (09) 917 1651


Geraldine Whiteford (B.A, LL.B)


Geraldine is originally from South Otago but is now a keen Aucklander. She completed her law degree at the University of Auckland as a mature student after a career in social and community work and working at the Human Rights Commission. Geraldine specialises in dispute resolution and litigation including civil, family, relationship property, employment, elder law and not-for-profit organisations. If required, she deals with property sales and purchases, wills and related areas. 

Direct Dial: (09) 917 1656


Michelle Buckler (Registered Legal Executive NZILE)

Legal Executive

Michelle started work in the early 90’s in West Auckland with the original Davenports as the office junior (also known then as the feet of the firm) and progressed through to her current role as a Registered Legal Executive.  Michelle now works part time and deals with residential Property Sales & Purchases and all related transactions, also estate administration and Family Trust related work.

Direct Dial: (09) 917 1655


Carol Case (Registered Legal Executive NZILE)

Legal Executive

Carol is originally from Durban, South Africa and settled in New Zealand in 2003.  Carol deals primarily with property related transactions including sales and purchases, bank lending, loan repayments, mortgage refinancing, subdivisions, crosslease matters and Property Sharing Agreements.  She also works with Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorneys. 

Direct Dial: (09) 917 1658


Cally Mcwha (LL.B, PG. DIP.LAW)


Direct Dial: (09) 917 1652