Elisabeth Giles


Auckland Office
Care of Children
Employment Law
Relationship Property
Family Law
Trust and Estate Litigation


Elisabeth completed a Bachelor of Laws (Hons, First Class) at Auckland University of Technology in August 2020. Prior to joining McVeagh Fleming as a Summer Clerk in 2019/2020, Elisabeth worked as a Law Clerk for two years for a family law barrister.  

Elisabeth works closely with Partner, Peter Fuscic, in the Auckland Relationship Property Team, and also with Partner, Melissa Johnston, in the Employment Law Team. Elisabeth was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in March 2021.

Outside interests

Outside of work, Elisabeth is a keen social football player and has played in football tournaments at Waiheke, Matakana, Albany and Grey Lynn.  Elisabeth also enjoys hiking, reading novels, good coffee, yoga and spending time with friends and family.

Examples of Transactions



Epsom Girls Grammar School

LLB (Hons, First Class), Auckland University of Technology 2020

Postgraduate Diploma, Brand Communication, Auckland University of Technology 2016

BA, Double Major Politics and History, University of Auckland 2015

Main Practice areas

Family Law

Relationship Property

Care of Children / Guardianship

Protection of Personal and Property Rights

Employment Law

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

Auckland Women Lawyers' Association