Amy Wooding

Senior Associate

Areas of Expertise

Care of Children
Family Violence
Family Law & Relationship Property
Separation & Dissolution (Divorce)
Trust and Estate Litigation
Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney


Amy joined McVeagh Fleming in July 2018.  Amy has a general background in both family law and civil litigation.

After admission, Amy worked as a family lawyer at a Christchurch firm before moving to London in 2012.  While in London, Amy worked for a large international law firm providing regulatory and compliance advice.  In 2015, Amy returned to Auckland, New Zealand, where she worked in the litigation team of a full service city firm.  In that role she worked on a broad range of family law and civil litigation matters.

Amy provides clients with clear and pragmatic advice.  She works with clients to explore different options to find the best outcome for them, in what is often a difficult time in clients' lives.



Villa Maria College

University of Canterbury 2005-2009, Bachelor of Arts (major Political Science) and Bachelor of Laws    


Examples of transactions

Main Practice Areas

Relationship Property

Dissolution of Marriage

Protection of Personal Property Rights

Disputes About Wills and Estates

Care of Children and Guardianship Matters

Domestic Violence  

Outside Interests