About Us

Jennifer Braithwaite

Jennifer is a lawyer and mediator specialising in Māori legal issues including Treaty of Waitangi settlement negotiations for iwi and/or hapū and governance of Māori entities and public law.  She also has a background in child protection, children’s rights, refugee law and general litigation.  Jennifer chairs the board of YouthLaw Aotearoa, a community law centre providing free legal information, advice, education and advocacy to children and young people or those assisting them.  She was co-opted onto the management committee in 2016 and was an elected member in 2017.