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Georgia Woodward

Office: Invercargill

Phone: 03 211 2191

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Georgia is a solicitor in our Litigation and Environment & Resource Management teams.

Georgia was born and raised in the Waikato and went on to complete her First Class Honours degree in Law and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Te Reo Māori at the University of Waikato. During her time at University she was a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia where she studied at the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City and the University of Law, Hanoi in Vietnam. Georgia was an executive member of the Waikato Māori Law Students’ Association as well as a Māori Law Students’ mentor. She went on to win the award for the Most Outstanding Mooter in Te Reo Māori in 2016.

Georgia has whakapapa ties to Ngāi Tahu ki Murihiku and Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa and is a fluent speaker of Te Reo Māori.

Georgia currently trains in three styles of martial arts - karate, kickboxing and Brazilian jiu jitsu and competes nationally and internationally.

Georgia was interviewed on National radio’s Morning Report about her Te Reo Māori classes for Preston Russell Law staff. You can listen to the interview or read the article.

She was admitted to the bar in 2018.

Georgia Woodward

Qualifications: LL.B(Hons), B.A.

Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tahu

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