Allison Adams



Allison Adams - Professional CV


University of Auckland: LLB


  • 2011 Barrister Sole
  • 2000 - 2011 Founding Partner, LawWorks
  • 1995 - 2000 Senior Solicitor, Jackson Russell
  • 1989 - 1995 Staff Solicitor and Associate, Simpson Grierson
  • 1987/88 Law Clerk, Simpson Grierson

Publications and Positions

  • Making Relationship Property Agreements Stick - 5 October 2011 - Auckland District Law Society Inc
  • Domestic Violence - Overreacting or Underreacting - November 2007 - New Zealand Law Society - New Zealand Family Law Section, Family Law Conference
  • Former convenor - Auckland District Law Society Family Law Committee
  • Former regional representative for the Family Law Section
  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society Children's Issues Standing Committee
  • Former convenor of New Zealand Family Law Section, Policy and Law Reform Committee
  • Co-authoring submissions on behalf of the Auckland District Law Society on amendments to the then Matrimonial Property Act and the Law Commission's discussion document on New Issues in Legal Parenthood
  • Former member of the Board of Trustees for Lifeboyz Charitable Trust and Auckland Sexual Abuse Help Foundation
  • Former treasurer and current member of Auckland Womens Lawyers' Association
  • Member of New Zealand Law Society Auckland Standards Committee (Family and Civil Litigation) - July 2007 to current
  • Contributing author to Auckland District Law Society Legal Practice Manual Volume 9 - Family Law