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Our People

Our lawyers are registered under the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 and our Legal Executive is registered with the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives.

Jeremy Goodwin


Jeremy has practised law for more than 30 years, and is a very experienced commercial lawyer. He has worked in commercial, property and trusts, which are his primary areas of interest and specialisation. During his career he has worked with significant offshore private investor clients, managing New Zealand based assets for them.

A founding partner in Brandon Brookfield, and former Managing Partner of Brookfields, he has acted as a company director for large, privately held investment companies engaged in acquisition and development of property for long term investment.

As a director at Carter Atmore Law he has acted on the disposal of property developments and their funding. He has also acted as an independent trustee, which involves establishing prudent trust investment structures, problem solving and balancing the needs of beneficiaries.

He is strongly motivated to help clients to resolve problems and achieve fair outcomes in disputes.

His passion outside the office is golf. A major highlight was in 2010, when he scored a hole in one at The Grange, on the 15th hole.

Jeremy Goodwin (Director)
DDI: +64 9 921 5002


Chris Rolfe

Consultant Lawyer

Chris is an experienced broad range lawyer having spent many years as a partner at Neumegen & Co and more recently as the founding partner at Law & Legal Ltd. His focus is and always has been on quality, innovative, and cutting edge legal services providing support for his clients faced with the complexity of today's challenging environment.

Chris offers a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of law, with particular emphasis in the areas of business, residential and commercial property, leases, trusts and family property services.

His other interests are eclectic, and include reading widely on a variety of topics, sport, travel, learning a language, community issues, keeping fit and keeping up with his grandchildren.
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DDI: +64 9 921 5034


Geoff Levy

Consultant Lawyer

In late 2017, Geoff joined Carter Atmore Law as a consultant after many years as a partner in Neumegen and Company, and more recently as a director of Rutherford Legal Limited.

As a senior practitioner he has a broad range of general legal experience. In particular, Geoff has considerable experience in immigration law and has acted for a wide range of clients covering all aspects of immigration law. His understanding of key issues in this field has involved him in acting in many complex and difficult cases for his clients with successful results in a large number of them.

Other areas of practice include arbitration and mediation, commercial advice and transactions, commercial and residential property, cross border issues, trusts and wills.

Geoff is very approachable, and is involved in charitable and community activities.
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DDI: +64 9 921 5018


Clare Chen


Clare was born and raised in China and came to New Zealand in 1997 as a scholarship student. She graduated with a law degree from the University of Auckland and started her legal career in 2005 with Auckland City and Newmarket law firms. Her areas of practice included conveyancing, litigation, immigration and family.

Clare worked as an Immigration Officer for Immigration New Zealand before returning to New Zealand private practice in early 2016. She has helped clients from different cultures in various legal matters, particularly achieving successful outcomes in many complex immigration cases and appeals.

Clare recently joined Carter Atmore Law to expand her practice areas with greater emphasis on immigration, property, company and family matters.
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DDI: +64 9 921 5016


Fin Meadows-Flower


Fin is a very experienced property lawyer with an interest in AML and privacy issues. She is always ready and willing to talk things through with both staff and clients and will go the extra mile to make sure everything goes like clockwork.

Outside of work, Fin loves family time the best, beaches, family walks and spending time with her partner and their two girls. A spot of knitting tops up what is a busy life.

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DDI: +64 9 921 5026


Janet Jarman

Registered Senior Legal Executive

Janet has worked as a Legal Executive for over 30 years and is a fellow of the NZ Institute of Legal Executives. She joined Atmore Law, as it was previously known, in 1999 and has been with Carter Atmore Law since its inception in 2006.
Earlier in her career, Janet worked for law firms in Palmerston North, Mount Maunganui and Tauranga as well as larger and smaller Auckland law firms. Her past experience includes family, civil and company law.
Janet is now involved mainly with commercial and private client property transactions, refinancing, trusts, wills, estates, and company administration.
In her spare time, Janet prefers to be outdoors playing golf, walking to maintain fitness or gardening. 

Monday to Tuesday and Thursday to Friday, full time
Janet Jarman (Registered Senior Legal Executive)
DDI: +64 9 921 5006


Mamta Dave


Mamta is a recently admitted lawyer. She joined Carter Atmore Law in August 2018.

Her areas of practice are immigration, employment law, arbitration negotiation, and mediation. However, her knowledge and interest in law extends beyond those areas.

Mamta also works as a volunteer legal advisor at Orewa Citizen Advice Bureau. She enjoys interacting with different people, and problem solving.

She believes that effective communication is the key to solving problems, and that life without challenges is not worth living.

She is very friendly and approachable. Her language skills include Hindi, Gujarati, and Fiji Hindi.

Outside office hours, she enjoys reading, and experimenting in her kitchen creating quality food with her daughter.
Mamta Dave
DDI: +64 9 921 5008


Dian Zhang

Compliance Officer & Trust Account Administrator

Dian is responsible for Asian client development and liaison, and promoting the firm within regions of mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, in addition to those based in New Zealand. She also undertakes para legal support roles for the firm.

Dian graduated from Massey University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Business Studies. She continued studying for a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business & Administration, and a Master's Degree in Management, for which she majored in International Business.

Dian has been working at Carter Atmore Law since 2010, and started doing administration work for our trust account in 2012. In 2018 she was appointed as the firm’s AML compliance officer.
Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm
Dian Zhang (Asian Marketing Manager)
DDI: +64 9 921 5004


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Joy Xiao

Office Administration Assistant

Joy is responsible for a variety of administrative duties.
Monday to Wednesday and Friday, 10 am to 5 pm
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DDI: +64 9 921 5014


Katrina Jarman

Legal PA

Katrina has a variety of roles including attending to reception, general file work for authors, and administration including deeds and file maintenance. She enjoys using computers, particularly Macs, and problem solving when it comes to software. She also maintains the content of this website.

In her spare time, Katrina enjoys reading and geeking out on all things fantasy and sci-fi.
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DDI: +64 9 921 5000



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