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Selina Trigg

Separation and Divorce Lawyer

With over 25 years’ experience as a family lawyer, Selina has practiced in all areas of family law but these days, her main interests are:​

  • Helping families respectfully resolve their legal issues as they transition to a new chapter in their family’s life

  • Helping with the legal issues surrounding forming your family through adoption, surrogacy or assisted reproduction.

​Selina is a member of the Institute of Directors and has served in governance roles for not-for-profit organisations. She is a past Chair of Collaborative Resolution NZ. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) [link to webpage], the first New Zealander to be appointed to this role. She is about to commence a term as President of IACP making her only the second person outside North America to hold this position [link to:].

Selina is also active in law reform work. Most recently, she was part of a working group that prepared the NZ Law Society's submissions to the Law Commission in its review of surrogacy law and she presented the NZ Law Society's submission on surrogacy law reform to Parliament's Health Committee. In 2022, she was named a recipient of a Borrin Foundation travel & learning award [link to:]  that enabled her to attend the International Surrogacy Forum in Denmark and further her work in surrogacy law reform. She currently is a member of the NZ Law Society's Family Law Section Advisory Panel which works on submissions about proposed legislation.​

An engaging and creative speaker and educator, Selina regularly presents seminars, conference workshops and trainings for lawyers here and overseas.

Selina Trigg
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