Our Stories

Marley Orr

Marley Orr

Marley Orr lives in a townhouse in Bethlehem and works in Cooney’s busy corporate office – so she seizes every chance to get out on the...
Jeff Stringer

Jeff Stringer

Working hard in a demanding corporate environment is much easier knowing the freedom and adrenaline of mountain biking or skiing is never far...
Aleyce Molloy

Aleyce Molloy

People will often do anything for their pets but Aleyce Molloy and her husband, Sam, are known to go above and beyond. Whether it’s dropping...
Lydia Harris

Lydia Harris

I have always had two main ambitions in life – to be a solicitor and to travel. I grew up with family members travelling and living overseas...
Katie Kendrick

Katie Kendrick

Sleeping on the side of a volcano, watching Tiger Woods play golf, and eating the freshest Mexican food imaginable are just some of the memories...
Tyler Buckley

Tyler Buckley

Every Saturday morning at sunrise, Tyler Buckley puts on his wetsuit and dives into the ocean. The Senior Solicitor has swum 7km around Mauao,...
Cameron Russell

Cameron Russell

My connection to Cooney Lees Morgan goes back to my first job fresh out of law school. I had returned to the Bay of Plenty at the height of the...
Scott Goodwin

Scott Goodwin

On the 1st of April 2016 I became a partner at Cooney Lees Morgan. I’m stepping into this new role with great excitement and anticipation...
Alesha Evetts

Alesha Evetts

I always used to say that when I grew up, I was going to be a doctor or a lawyer. As I finished secondary school, I was no closer to figuring out if...
Tania Waikato

Tania Waikato

Because Cooney Lees Morgan was such a good place to work the first time around, it was my first choice when I found myself back in Tauranga. The...
Mary Hill

Mary Hill

When Matt and I moved from Auckland to Tauranga ten years ago, a key objective was to start a family. I was confident I could find a firm where I...
Murray Denyer

Murray Denyer

I came to the Bay of Plenty from Wellington in 2003 to take up a role as Zespri's chief in-house legal counsel. I wasn’t familiar with...
Sally Powdrell

Sally Powdrell

I joined the firm back in the early 1980s. I’ve had many opportunities to become involved in new areas of the law, and being able to constantly...
Julie Warburton

Julie Warburton

12 years ago my husband and I left Auckland to fulfil our dream of living in the country. We now have a comfortable ‘country’ home on 15...
Jenny Meehan

Jenny Meehan

At Cooney Lees Morgan we’re all proud Kiwis but Senior Legal Assistant Jenny Meehan can be a little prouder than most, as she helps to ensure...
Karen Middleweek

Karen Middleweek

After returning to New Zealand from the UK, I contacted several law firms in the Bay looking for an employment opportunity.  I had recently...

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Here at Cooney Lees Morgan we pride ourselves on having the very best and brightest law professionals working for us.

As a mid-sized law firm based in Tauranga, we deliver quality and pragmatic solutions to a wide range of corporate, commercial, local authority and private clients - both locally and nationally. Our teams find their work challenging and rewarding, sophisticated and wide-ranging. We have an encouraging and supportive environment with a collaborative style of work, in modern offices based in the CBD.

Our people choose Cooney Lees Morgan because they want more: not only the professional challenge, but also the quality of life that living in the beautiful Bay of Plenty provides. If you are re-evaluating your career then consider joining us.