Kim-Shiree Grant (nee Hawkins) grew up in the Franklin area and was Head Girl at Pukekohe High School before travelling to Auckland to obtain her law degree. After working for five years in Whangamata she returned in 1997 to Pukekohe where she has been practicing law ever since.
Kim-Shiree specialises in subdivision, property law, trusts, wills, estates and succession planning. She is especially interested in succession planning for farming families and providing them with clear and concise advice as to how to achieve their goals using trust and company structures. She is committed to providing advice in a pragmatic, courteous and professional manner, which focuses on clients’ needs. Kim-Shiree takes a personal approach and genuinely cares about her clients’ interests.
Kim-Shiree has a husband, Harley Grant, and three children, and understands the importance of balancing a career with family. She is also a keen runner, having ran numerous half marathons the Queenstown Marathon in 2019 and loves hunting and duck-shooting. Kim-Shiree and her family have enjoyed many adventures making the most of what this beautiful country has to offer.
Kasey grew up in Manurewa before moving to Waiuku as a teenager. While attending Waiuku College hockey took over her life and she played for the 1st XI, Glenbrook Hockey Club and also represented Counties over a number of years.
While working fulltime for a law office in Manurewa, she completed her Legal Executive Certificate papers part time over 4 years, by correspondence, and finally being awarded her NZLS Certificate in 2003.
After completing her papers, Kasey became part of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives as an Affiliate then Associated member after 8 years of continuing learning and working independently with clients, Kasey applied to the Society for consideration as a Fellow of the Institute. The highest recognition for a Registered Legal Executive within the Institute. She was awarded and admitted as a Fellow in August 2017. The learning does not stop there, she must now complete regular hours of seminars/trainings per year just like a solicitor.
Kasey can provide independent legal advice for Enduring Powers of Attorney and witness statutory declarations under the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957.
Started working with Kim-Shiree in November 2006 on a part-time basis and for the last 7 years has been Kim-Shiree’s full time Registered Legal Executive.