BA / LLB, Auckland University
Kylie grew up in Tauranga and following the completion of her law degree in 2004, spent her early career working at a leading Auckland firm before returning to the Bay and joining Sharp Tudhope’s Commercial team in 2007. Kylie was a Partner with the Firm from 2010 – 2019 and now works as a Consultant, balancing her legal practice with a number of independent Director roles.
Kylie specialises in commercial law which includes sales and acquisitions, finance, entity structures, capital raising and a broad range of contractual matters. She often works with clients in the manufacturing, exporting, logistics and horticulture industries, advising on a variety of corporate and commercial matters.
With a keen interest in business, Kylie enjoys being involved in transactions from start to finish. She works alongside her clients as a business partner, not just a legal adviser. She takes a practical approach, always considering wider business operations and strategic objectives.
Areas of Expertise
Supply and distribution arrangements (national and international)
Business sales and acquisitions
Memberships & Governance Roles
Institute of Directors – Chartered Member
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – Chartered Member
Export Bay of Plenty – Executive Committee Member
Priority One – Board Member
Maritime New Zealand – Board Member
Craigs Investment Partners Superannuation Management Ltd – Board Member
Custodial Services Ltd – Board Member
Bluelab Holdings Ltd – Board Member