Kris Wooles

Consultant

LL.B (Cantab)

Kris Wooles

Commencing his involvement in the legal profession in 1972, Kris was admitted as a lawyer in 1974, becoming a Partner at Roy Twyneham & Son three years later.  When that company merged with T D Harman & Sons (now Harmans) in 1980 Kris remained a Partner, acting as Managing Partner for 12 years before stepping in to a consultancy role in 1997.

Kris has had a wide range of legal experience covering most aspects of law but in recent years has concentrated on Trust work and legal services for the elderly.  He is trustee for a significant number of trusts and estates.

Areas of Practice:

Family Trusts, Elder Law 
Legal Assistant:  Amanda Crawford (amanda.crawford@ktlaw.co.nz)

Community/Professional Involvement:

Chef de Mission for the NZ Bridge International team
Conduct Discipline and Disputes Committee for NZ Bridge - Chairperson
NZ Bridge Foundation - Trustee
Christchurch Community House - Honarary Solicitor

Interests:

Kris has interests in Contract Bridge and Tennis, having played Contract Bridge internationally for New Zealand.  He is currently the Chef de Mission for New Zealand Bridge’s International teams, where he fulfills the role of selector and Captain of the Women’s team.  He is Chairman of the Conduct Discipline and Disputes Committee for New Zealand Bridge and Trustee of the New Zealand Bridge Foundation.

Kris lives in Christchurch with his partner Christine and his father George, on a 10-acre hillside block covered in native forest. 

Kris Wooles

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