Meet Our people

Our lawyers are the best in their fields and are dedicated to protecting and promoting your best interests. Our people are smart, assertive, and provide strategic legal advice and advocacy that is honest, compassionate and respectful. Every time.

Gina Jansen

Managing Director, Lawyer
LLB, BA, MTaxS(Hons)

Gina Jansen is the firm's founder and Managing Director, and is a senior commercial and Courtroom lawyer who brings diverse and vast experience from both the public and private sectors. Gina is well known for her tremendous energy, intellectual rigor, trail blazing techniques, incisive approach and willingness to tackle difficult issues. Gina provides her clients with solid and strategic legal advice finely tuned to each client's particular situation. Gina holds Law and Arts degrees from Canterbury University and a Masters in Taxation (Hons) from the University of Auckland.  Prior to founding Gina Jansen Lawyers Ltd in 2007, Gina was employed by Minter Ellison, Inland Revenue and the Privacy Commissioner. Gina is a highly experienced litigator and negotiator, regularly appearing in the High and District Courts for tax dispute matters, bankruptcy and  liquidation matters.

Gina’s specialist portfolio includes:

  • Advising business clients on futureproofing, tax disputes, strategic planning and company structures.
  • Advising taxpayer clients on Inland Revenue tax disputes, including investigations/audits, voluntary disclosures,  tax arrears, relief applications and  Court litigation including prosecutions, judgments, and Inland Revenue initiated bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings in the High Court.

Gina is an avid networker and has created a New Zealand wide network of highly reputable professionals in the areas of: law, banking, finance, chartered accountants, insurance and real estate.

In her downtime, Gina and her partner Todd love spending time on their Waikato farm and working on their Raglan business, where Gina gets to exercise her creative flairs in building and design. When they can, Gina and Todd love road tripping across the USA.  

If you are seeking a dedicated and ethical lawyer who listens, values you as a client, and has your back 100%, then Gina Jansen is the lawyer you have been looking for. Call or email Gina now.

09 869 5820

Olivia Gwiazdzinski

Legal Executive
Legal Executive Diploma (in progress)

Meet Olivia Gwiazdzinski. Before joining Gina Jansen Lawyers in 2020, Olivia worked in the litigation teams at Auckland’s Crown Solicitors, Meredith Connell and Russell McVeagh.

Olivia’s passion is law and helping people: a great combination.  Add her sunny personality, she is the perfect team member to help our conveyancing and business clients attain their dreams. Olivia is extremely intelligent and is very analytical. She loves nothing better than diving into the details of legal contracts and to search out innovative solutions for our clients, and she is consistently praised for her skills in their reviews of us.

Other than colourful cocktails at happy hour, Olivia’s other interests include hockey, netball, extreme sports, overseas travel, and spending time with her family. Olivia is an asset to the Gina Jansen Lawyers team and our clients love her.

09 869 5820

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