Brookfields Lawyers

Brookfields' legal experts apply their skills in a wide range of legal practice areas to promote the success of their clients.

Brookfields is the New Zealand member of Globalaw, a worldwide network of 108 independent law firms with over 4,500 lawyers in 160 cities. The firm provides an international legal resource, with excellent local knowledge and local expertise accessible on a global scale.


Lizandra Bailey

Lizandra Bailey, Partner, Brookfields Lawyers

Lizandra is a partner at Brookfields in the Business, Property and Finance Team. She assists clients with their business law requirements and has a particular interest in drafting commercial contracts. She also has expertise in commercial leasing and franchising.

Prajna Moodley

Prajna Moodley, Partner, Brookfields Lawyers

Prajna specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He acts in a range of disputes for individuals, businesses of all sizes, institutional property owners, and public organisations including local authorities and universities.  He acts for a number of insurers and, on their instructions, for insured entities in respect of professional indemnity claims, statutory liability claims and for insured local authorities in claims against them.  Prajna holds a Master of Laws (LLM) in the areas of civil and criminal  law and related topics.

Alison Gilbert

 Alison Gilbert, Partner, Brookfields Lawyers

Alison heads Brookfields Lawyers Private Client team. She provides specialist legal advice on estate planning, the establishment and management of trusts and related asset management structures, enduring powers of attorney and elder law. Alison is the chair of the New Zealand branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, which is the principal professional body for trust and estate practitioners worldwide. She is a member of the international steering committee for STEP Mental Capacity SIG. Alison is also the lead author of LexisNexis Law of Succession - Practical Guidelines.