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Sharon Burnet - Registered Legal Executive


Sharon Burnet
Contact Sharon

Phone: +64 4 916 6447

Email: sharon.burnet@gibsonsheat.com
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Specialist areas
Qualifications
NZLS Legal Executive Diploma
Affiliate NZILE
 
Sharon's secretary is
Lynette Murfitt
Phone: +64 4 916 6668
Email: lynette.murfitt@gibsonsheat.com

 

About Sharon Burnet

 
Career to Date
"I joined Gibson Sheat in 2000, initially as a Legal Secretary. Since 2008 I have been working as a Legal Executive in the Estates team. In 2012 I completed my Legal Executive Diploma."

Sharon has been with Gibson Sheat since August 2000.  After providing secretarial support to the Estates team for some years, and performing some Legal Executive duties the firm encouraged Sharon to undertake her Legal Executive qualifications.

Sharon works with the rest of the Estates team on all aspects of Estate and Elder Law, covering estate administration, wills and enduring powers of attorney.

My Recent Work
Estate administration, drafting Court documents, drafting wills and enduring powers of attorney.
 
Professional Associations and Community Organisations
I am an Affiliate member of the NZ Institute of Legal Executives.
 
My approach to working with my clients
I am friendly and sympathetic to my clients and I'm a good listener.
 
The best piece of advice I've ever been given
"Whatever you commit to, always give your best."
 
What stimulates me
I'm in the Estates Team, so a lot of our clients are going through a sad time in their lives. I would like to think that we can help them move on. Personally, I try to achieve job satisfaction and a balance between working life and family.
 
What I enjoy outside of work
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I like travelling, theatre, going to the movies and walking.
 
If I wasn't a legal executive I'd be...
A nurse, because I like helping people.