Emily Roberston Souness Stone

Emily Richards

After graduation from Waikato University Emily was offered a 3 month secondment with the Hastings Police. She then came to work for Souness Stone Law Partnership.

Emily rapidly gained an excellent reputation as an organised and effective advocate.

Emily works closely with Alison and Richard undertaking Criminal and Family Court work. She is on the duty lawyer list for Hawke’s Bay and is a secondary provider for Family Court legal aid.

She has a particular interest in the Family Violence Act and Care of Children Act. She regularly works with clients who need urgent protection and parenting orders.

Emily also regularly advises people on the Land Transport Act and related legislation.

In her spare time Emily is a keen sportswoman and enjoys the beautiful Hawke’s Bay outdoors.

Emily is community minded and is a regular volunteer at the Heretaunga Womens’ Centre and the Hawke’s Bay Community Law Centre.

E emily@sounessstone.co.nz