Davenports West Team

Nicky CraigNicky Craig


Nicky completed her LLB at Otago University in 1994. She is an experienced General Practitioner focusing on Company and Business law, Asset Planning, Elder Law and Relationship Property matters.

Email: nicky.craig@davenportswest.co.nz

Lucas BurnLucas Burn


Lucas graduated with an LLB from AUT University in 2015 and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court in 2016. His areas of work as a General Practitioner include a wide range of Property, Business, Company and general matters. Lucas has lived in the West all his life and completed his secondary education on the North Shore.

Email: lucas.burn@davenportswest.co.nz

Rosalind RassieRos Rassie

Senior Associate

Ros Rassie is a Senior Associate with over 38 years’ experience primarily in property law, wills, estates and elder law. Ros completed her LLB (Hons) at Auckland University and has lived in West Auckland all her life.

Email: rosalind.rassie@davenportswest.co.nz

Ragni Singh ChandRagni Singh Chand


Ragni completed her LLB and LLM from the University of Waikato in 2002 and 2003 respectively and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court in May 2004. She is an experienced General Practitioner specialising in Residential/Investment Property Law and Conveyancing, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney, Elder Law, Retirement Village and General Matters. Being of Fiji Indian descent, Ragni is fluent in Hindi and Fiji Hindi and can provide advice in these languages if needed.

Email: ragni.chand@davenportswest.co.nz

Sarah AhmedSarah Ahmed


Sarah graduated from the University of Auckland in 2023 with an LLB and BA. She has recently joined Davenports West as a Solicitor and works in General Practice in areas such as Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Relationship Property.

Email: sarah.ahmed@davenportswest.co.nz

Karen IvankovicKaren Ivankovic

Legal Executive

Karen is a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives and has been a part of Davenports West Asset Planning team for more than 25 years. She has extensive experience in asset and estate planning including documentation for family trusts, estate administration, wills and enduring powers of attorney.

Email: karen.ivankovic@davenportswest.co.nz

Judy BurdenJudy Burden

Legal Executive

Judy Burden qualified as a Legal Executive in 2000 and has been working as a legal executive for over 16 years. She is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives. Judy has returned to Auckland from Northland and works in the property team.

Email: judy.burden@davenportswest.co.nz

Jayne RobertsJayne Roberts

Legal Executive

Jayne is a Legal Executive and has been working at Davenports since 2012. She previously worked for McIntosh Napier for 7 years. Jayne’s main work is for the property team but also covers Wills and Estates.

Email: jayne.roberts@davenportswest.co.nz

Michelle BucklerMichelle Buckler

Legal Executive

Michelle qualified as a Legal Executive in 1997 and re-joined as a member of the Davenports West team in March 2020 having had a long prior connection with us. Michelle is an Associate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives and works part time hours on Wednesday to Friday each week. Her work involves estate administration  matters, property and also some trust administration work.

Email: michelle.buckler@davenportswest.co.nz

John McIntosh, Notory PublicJohn McIntosh

Notary Public

John was a founding partner of McIntosh Napier before that firm merged with Davenports West in 2009. In 2017 he retired from law practice but continues to serve our clients and the community in his Notary Public role, appointments being at our office by arrangement.

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