Jenny Townsend

Associate - Registered Legal Executive

Trusts & Estates

LLB (England)

Jenny is an Associate - Registered Legal Executive and Trust Administration Coordinator in the Trusts & Estates Team at Saunders Robinson Brown.

She specialises in trust and estate planning and trust administration, occupation right agreements and associated elder law issues.

Jenny works with clients to establish and administer their Trust, Assets and Estate plans and assists with reviewing these, particularly in the light of the new Trusts Act 2019.

Jenny graduated from Thames Valley University, London in 1993, with a Bachelor of Laws, and emigrated to New Zealand in 1995.  

Since that time Jenny has worked in legal practice both in the private and public sector.

Notable experience

  • Overseeing our trust administration practices and procedures.

  • Reviewing trusts and preparation of trust documents.

  • Preparing wills and powers of attorney.

  • Advising clients on occupation right agreements.

  • Advising clients on residential care subsidies.

  • Administration of family and charitable trusts.


  • Affiliate member of Legal Executives New Zealand.