Kate Thompson


Auckland Office
Dispute Resolution


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.

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.

Examples of Transactions



Glendowie College

LLB, University of Otago

Main Practice areas

Family Law

Relationship Property

Guardianship/Care of Children

Domestic Violence

Memberships and Professional Affiliations