Originally from Wellington, Frances Edmonds obtained her BA and LLB at Victoria University in 1999 and joined Shanahans in 2005 after having gained experience in large Auckland and London firms. Frances became a co-director, with Mary Anne Shanahan, of Shanahans Law Limited in 2013.
Frances advises on residential and commercial property transactions and assists with estate planning. She has a special interest in residential building contracts and enjoys advising both builder/developers and owners on new-builds.
Frances has a keen attitude towards the law, always keeping up to date in her knowledge and understanding of it in changing times. To accompany this, her efficient and understanding approach to her clients’ circumstances, friendly disposition and diligent negotiation skills have assisted in the steady growth of her loyal client base. With advancing technology, Frances hopes to carry the firm into the future, regularly reviewing office processes in order that clients are regularly up to date with their transactions.
Outside of the office, Frances and her husband, who is in the NZDF, support each other in their careers and the raising of their two young children, while maintaining an active social life with their many friends and family spread over New Zealand.
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