Esmé Johnson

Esmé is a solicitor in the Private Wealth Team.

Esmé has recently joined Hesketh Henry as part of the Private Wealth team.  Esmé graduated from the University of Auckland with an LLB and was admitted to the Bar in October 2020.

Prior to joining Hesketh Henry, Esmé worked as a solicitor in both private wealth and litigation, which was supplemented by a combined 6 years of experience she acquired in these areas as a law clerk prior to her admittance.

Assisting across all areas of private wealth, Esmé has a keen interest in trusts and relationship property. Esmé particularly enjoys considering the ways in which family dynamics, beliefs, and cultures factor into resolving private wealth issues.

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Is your will in draft form?  High Court refuses to exercise its discretionary power to validate a draft will notwithstanding beneficiaries’ consent
The High Court’s recent decision in Re: An application to validate the will of Olive Ruby Piper [2021] NZHC 534 serves as a valuable reminder to make sure that your estate planning documents are...
16.09.2021 Posted in Private Wealth