Tamiko is a New Zealand registered Legal Executive at Queen City Law. She commenced working at Queen City Law in November 2016 having returned to New Zealand after five years abroad. Tamiko deals primarily in property law and estate planning, including conveyancing, leasing, property finance, wills and trusts.
Tamiko was born in Auckland and grew up in Pukekohe, a town located just south of Auckland. She studied for her Legal Executive qualification whilst working as a legal secretary and qualified in 2007, having gained the majority of her experience in a highly regarded boutique Auckland law firm, then had a taste of life with one of New Zealand’s national law firms in their Auckland office.
Prior to returning to New Zealand in 2016, Tamiko had been on an extended ‘working holiday’ since 2011 having lived in London in the United Kingdom, Esperance in Western Australia (7 hours’ drive from Perth and voted as having Australia’s best beaches!), and in a farming village in regional England, all the while gaining introductory experience in a range of English and Australian law including with one of the world’s largest global law firms.
With a wealth of experience & a strong determination for success Tamiko has a genuine strive for excellence in providing the best possible service for clients. Tamiko understands the stress and anxiety experienced by clients, which are sometimes caused by unnecessary and avoidable delays and lack of communication and as a result, she works methodically and takes the approach of ‘just get on with it’ to ensure that clients’ matters are progressed quickly and efficiently.
Tamiko has dealt with residential, commercial and development property transactions from various perspectives having previously acted for developers, lenders, investors and individuals. She has concurrently managed multiple development sales portfolios ranging from as few as 5 lots and up to 250 lots per development, as well as managing development finance transactions for developers’ multi-stage developments.
Outside of work Tamiko is a passionate traveller and enjoys visiting different places and experiencing local cultures every time the opportunity to travel arises.
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