Angela Parlane is the Managing Director of Shine Lawyers and is primarily based in our Auckland Office. She obtained her LLB in 1994 and was admitted to the bar in New Zealand in September 1994.
Angela joined Shine Lawyers in February 2018 having spent the previous eight years running her own boutique law firm, Parlane Law, specialising in civil litigation, insurance litigation and building defect cases. She has extensive experience in leaky homes and earthquake cases having represented many Christchurch homeowners in disputes with EQC and their insurers.
Angela gained international experience working in Switzerland on an arbitration tribunal established to decide claims to bank accounts from the World War II era (the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Bank Accounts in Switzerland). After this, she worked as a lawyer at Lloyd’s of London before heading back to Switzerland to work as in-house counsel for a large corporation.
Angela’s clients have included homeowners, company directors, real estate agents, insurers, builders, construction companies, property developers, project managers, architects, and others involved in the construction industry. She has also acted for a range of professionals and individuals in general civil litigation matters. Angela is committed to ensuring her clients receive justice and regularly obtains exceptional outcomes for her clients involved in litigation.