Christie Goodspeed

Employment Law, Family Law and Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution  

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  • Email christie.goodspeed(at)

Christie joined Holland Beckett in April 2016. She leads Holland Beckett’s family law team. She also works in the litigation team, specialising in employment law.

Prior to joining Holland Beckett, Christie worked as a senior associate at pwc Australia, based in Sydney. As a lawyer in a global professional services firm, Christie enjoyed the challenge of working with large corporate clients and high net worth individuals, alongside their professional advisors.  She had a special interest in employment issues arising for globally mobile employees, employer compliance and documentation, taxation and superannuation issues, contractor documentation and deemed employee claims, restructuring and redundancies, exit arrangements and resolving employment disputes.

Before moving to Sydney, Christie worked at Buddle Findlay in its litigation team, specialising in employment law, but also advising on Kiwisaver and relationship property.

Christie started practice at Tompkins Wake in Hamilton, working for seven years in the litigation team, specialising in family, employment law and civil litigation.

Outside of work Christie enjoys spending time with her young family and planning the build of their new home in Omokoroa.


LLB/BSocSci (Psych)
Admitted to the bar of New Zealand 1998
Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales 2007