Kate Lash

Resolution Practitioner
0800 77 44 20
Kapiti Coast, Manawatu - Whanganui, Wairarapa, Wellington
Voice of Child Specialist, Family dispute resolution (FDR), Preparation For Mediation

Kate has been a family court lawyer for a number of years and is currently specialising in dispute resolution. She is an accredited mediator with AMINZ, Family Dispute Resolution practitioner and Voice of Child Specialist. Alongside her family services mediation, she is also practicing as an adjudicator. Kate practices primarily in the lower North Island.

Whilst in legal practice, Kate was an appointed lawyer for child and acted for children in a variety of cases. She trained at a post graduate level in children's issues in particular, focussing on the impacts on children within conflict.

Kate has extensive experience working with sufferers of family violence and  understands the wide reaching and varying effects of family violence. Throughout her career she has worked closely with various women's refuges and other community organisations.

Kate is passionate about supporting parties to create, and own, their own resolutions. Because she has practiced as a litigator for a number of years she is well aware of the potentially destructive impacts of the court environment and as a result is motivated to assist parties to communicate creatively to identify lasting solutions. She assists parties to think creatively and holistically about potential answers on a broad range of issues.

Contact our FDR team on 0800 77 44 20 or email us at fdr@fairwayresolution.com