Lauren Qiu 邱筱
Lauren is a Senior Solicitor in our Property, Relationship Property and Immigration teams who speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. She joined Sharp Tudhope in 2016 after working for a multi-award winning boutique law firm in central Auckland. She has presented at national seminars and conferences on Immigration and Construction law.
Lauren works closely with the Partners to help advise on a wide range of property, relationship property and immigration matters. She has worked closely with developers on subdivision projects and helps stressed clients navigate through complex relationship property issues.
Lauren has used her extensive immigration knowledge to help corporate clients and high net worth individuals with urgent applications, skilled migrants gain residency, unlawful migrants regain their lawful status, character waiver requests, medical waiver requests, special direction requests to the Minister of Immigration, and appeals to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal.
Lauren enjoys getting to know her clients so they can work towards a common goal. Prior to her career in law, Lauren was a radio announcer at a respected radio station. She takes pride in her ability to make her clients feel at ease by keeping them well-informed.
Areas of Expertise
Business Sale and Purchases
Co-Founder, General Manager – Initiate Networking Club
Secretary, Committee Member – Bay of Plenty Chinese Culture Society
Committee Member – Bay of Plenty Chinese Business and Commerce Association