Our Team



Sue Stodart     Principal

Sue grew up on a farm in Southland, studied at the University of Canterbury in the late 1970s, and spent early years in in practice in Christchurch and then in Wellington. Sue and her husband moved to Calgary, Canada where they lived for 10 years. Sue returned to New Zealand in 1995 with her husband and young children, and has practised law in Auckland’s North Shore ever since.

She founded Sue Stodart Law in 2001. In her spare time she likes drawing and painting, and paper arts. She also likes relaxing with family and friends, cooking and eating, and modern instrumental music.






Laurentia Laracy     Solicitor

Laurentia is a solicitor at Sue Stodart Law; she joined the firm in November 2015.  Laurentia’s practice includes residential conveyancing,  relationship property, separation, wills, enduring powers of attorney, probate, and estate administration. Laurentia has a BA, an LLB, and an MA Hons (First Class) in Development Studies; her thesis was titled “Turning off the Lighthouses: The Political Ecology of Commercial Tuna Fishing in Papua New Guinea”.

Laurentia lived and worked as a lawyer for a number of years in Canberra and in Papua New Guinea. Laurentia is also admitted to practice in New Zealand. In her spare time Laurentia likes spending time with her son,  and gardening.



Miranda Robbins


Miranda Robbins     Administrator

Miranda re-joined Sue Stodart Law in June 2018, having last worked with us 14 years earlier. Miranda has over 15 years legal experience. She is a qualified Legal Executive, and also has a degree in teaching. Miranda’s role is administrative; she is responsible for the office and trust accounting, settlements, and some conveyancing.

In her spare time Miranda enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, playing netball, and being active outdoors.

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