Kate Thompson


Auckland Office

Areas of Expertise

Care of Children
Family Violence
Family Law & Relationship Property
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Separation & Dissolution (Divorce)
Trust and Estate Litigation


Kate grew up in Auckland before moving to Dunedin to obtain a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Otago in 2018. Prior to joining McVeagh Fleming Kate worked as a Law Clerk for six months at another firm in Litigation and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in July. Kate joined McVeagh Fleming's Relationship Property team in 2019 working with the team on matters involving relationship property and parenting disputes.



Glendowie College

LLB, University of Otago


Examples of transactions

Main Practice Areas

Family Law

Relationship Property

Guardianship/Care of Children

Domestic Violence

Outside Interests

Outside of work Kate enjoys spending time with friends and family, unwinding by keeping up with fitness or with a nice glass of wine or beer. In the summer Kate likes to spend as much time as she can at the beach and enjoy good summer road trips. In the winter months Kate enjoys skiing and a good Netflix movie.