Allan Gallagher's experience with strategic alliances is the foundation of LANZ.
As a Lawyer in private practice for more than thirty years, a past member of the LawLink Group Limited, Co-founder and original Director of NZ Law Limited, the owner / manager of Law Library Consortium Limited, and also the Founder and originating Chairman and Managing Director of Law Alliance NZ Limited, all of the referred groups being significant alliances of Law Firms from throughout New Zealand, Allan Gallagher has significant experience in regards to syndicated procurement of product and services, in addition to the marshalling of common interest by Law Firms who wish to work together to secure increased work-life outcome as a result of their collective association.
Allan maintains a strong role in the marshalling of resources for LANZ, acts as a legal 'think tank' to the alliance, and has the practical expertise to make ongoing advancements for the group.
Kristy was elected as the Chair of Law Alliance New Zealand in 2019, and prior to that was a member of the LANZ Executive from October 2014.
Kristy graduated from the University of Canterbury in 1985.
She joined the firm Weston Ward & Lascelles in 1986 and became a Partner in 1991.
Kristy has practised as a litigator for many years and has a wide range of experience in all areas of law. Her speciality is in Family Law. She has been appointed by the Court to represent children and young people in the Family Court, the High Court and Youth Court.
Kristy is married to Nigel and they have three daughters.