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Cheri-Rose Smith


Cheri-Rose graduated from Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology in 2018, an LLB in 2019, and a Master of Human Rights (Honours: Second Class, First Division) in 2020.


Cheri-Rose joined the Tamaki Legal team in 2023, and is involved with the Mana Wāhine, Housing Policy and Services, Health Services and Outcomes, and Constitutional Kaupapa Inquiries. She also assists with applications to the High Court under the Marine and Coastal Area Act 2011. She enjoys working on complex matters, with a people first approach.


Cheri-Rose also specialises in immigration law, working with migrants both in New Zealand and offshore, and working with employers. Prior to joining the legal profession, Cheri-Rose worked as a health and disability advocate.


Outside of work, you can find Cheri-Rose spending time with her whānau (ideally in the sunshine and near the moana), especially with her two fur babies and nephew.  

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Cheri-Rose Smith
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