Rika Louw

Legal Staff

Trusts and Estates

DDI:+64 9 300 7622

Email:rl@martellimckegg.co.nz

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Capabilities

Wills and Estates
Trusts and Asset Planning

Rika is a solicitor in our Trusts and Estates Team.

Wills and Estates

Rika regularly assists clients with:

  • drafting wills
  • obtaining grants of probate
  • letters of administration
  • distributions
  • powers of attorney
Trusts and Asset Planning

With over seven years' experience in the trustee industry, Rika has extensive knowledge of this area. Her experience includes:

  • document preparation
  • managing and administering trusts
  • assisting clients with general succession planning

Background

Originally from South Africa, Rika graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelor of Laws in 2001. She worked in private legal practice in South Africa, providing legal advice on property and estate matters until she relocated to New Zealand in 2007.

More recently, Rika worked as a Legal Standards Officer with the New Zealand Law Society where she dealt with complaints and issues relating to trusts, estates, property and solicitors' trust accounts.

Rika qualified as a solicitor in New Zealand in 2011.