Senior Solicitor

Hester Sutherland-Stacey

Employment Law, Company & Business Law, Property Law and Asset Protection  

  • Direct dial (07) 571 3833
  • Email hester.sutherland-stacey(at)

Hester was raised and educated in Mount Maunganui before attending the University of Waikato to complete her tertiary qualification.

She joined Holland Beckett in January 2014 after several years at large regional firms. She has a particular interest in property, company, commercial, and contractual matters.

With extensive background experience in civil litigation and dispute resolution (focusing on employment, trusts, commercial and contractual disputes and securities enforcement) Hester brings a new angle to property and commercial advice.  Hester is also experienced in commercial and contractual negotiations.

Outside of work Hester enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly surfing, hiking, and snowboarding.

Hester assists with and provides advice on:

•    Commercial leasing;
•    Property transactions;
•    Due diligence;
•    Company law;
•    Employment law;
•    Commercial contracts;
•    Business and trust structuring;
•    Financing arrangements.


LLB, University of Waikato
Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2010

Community Activity

Hester has previously volunteered at the Hamilton and Tauranga Community Law Centres and looks forward to continuing to be able to use her legal skills to assist and contribute in the Tauranga community.