Jan is a senior solicitor at Mackenzie Elvin Law specialising in property and commercial work. She has worked for mainly Auckland and Tauranga based firms on residential and commercial property, financing and general commercial matters. Her commercial work has included large city developments, subdivisions and assisting lender clients with preparation of term long arrangements.
Jan has her Masters degree in Foreign Investment Law, Legal Aspects of Cyber Security, Charity Law and International Sales and Finance Law.
As well as her background in private legal practice she also, from the outset, both developed and taught the Diploma in Conveyancing programme nationwide via e-learning through Toi Ohomai.
Jan’s other passion is music. As well as singing and playing various instruments and being particularly interested in the history of music, she is currently the Musical Director (conductor) of the Tauranga Civic Choir.
Jan joined Mackenzie Elvin at the beginning of 2021. She enjoys working with all the different requirements of clients, relating to each client and identifying each client’s own knowledge, understandings and needs. She also enjoys analysing, drafting and applying relevant law to achieve the best possible outcomes.