Karyn Kenealy Associate

A senior solicitor in our property team, Karyn provides advice on a wide range of property matters including residential and commercial transactions, leasing, subdivisions, financing, and structuring, as well as general trust matters.

Karyn joined Simpson Western in 2017 and brings with her a wealth of knowledge in all property and private client matters, having previously worked in general practice law firms over the bridge. Her wide ranging expertise enables her to advise clients on issues of any size, and at all stages of life.

Outside of work, Karyn can be found working her way through Auckland's cafés, spending time with friends and her young family, or on the slopes of the South Island's ski fields.    


“I take a real interest in clients and their endeavours, in order to deliver a pragmatic, personalised outcome. As lawyers, knowing our clients and their backgrounds enables us to provide the most practical solution that best fits each situation.”


Karyn's areas of expertise

  • Commercial and residential conveyancing
  • Commercial leases
  • Property due diligence
  • Subdivisions and property development
  • Refinancing/restructuring
  • Trust formation
  • Asset planning and protection


LLB University of Auckland 2010

BA University of Auckland 2010


Professional Memberships

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand 

New Zealand Law Society

The New Takapuna