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Mike is co-founder and director of Aspiring Law.
After 30 years working for leading law firms in Auckland, Mike made the move to Wanaka with his family back in 2010 and established Aspiring Law with co-founder Janice Hughes in 2011. Today we have offices in Wanaka, Arrowtown, Dunedin and Christchurch.
Mike specialises in property law, business and commercial law, wills and trusts, and has many international and local clients. His extensive conveyancing experience ranges from residential and commercial property transactions, subdivisions, commercial leasing, unit title matters, joint ventures, covenants and easements, to rural law.
Mike is passionate about giving back to the community and has served on the boards of many community and charitable trusts in Auckland and Wanaka, including ten years on the management committee of Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce. Mike is currently deputy chair of the Southern Lakes Arts Festival Trust, and is on the board of directors of Wastebusters Wanaka.
Originally from Chicago, Mike loves the great outdoors and is an avid sportsman who enjoys biking, rowing, skiing, diving as well as travelling.