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About Us

Partner: Indira Sirisena

Indira began her legal career by following her father and grandfather into their family law practice. After emigrating to New Zealand with her husband she put her career on hold to raise their three children. Indira was admitted to the bar in New Zealand in 1994. Following this, she worked at Community Law Canterbury and as a Legal Advisor for the Ministry of Consumer Affairs.

Indira returned to private practice in 1999 and purchased the suburban legal business on the retirement of the partner in 2003. Indira has been the Principal of Strowan Law since 2006.

As a previous board member of the West Christchurch Women's Refuge and the Methodist Mission, Indira enjoys using her legal expertise to find ways of assisting the wider community.

Outside of her extensive working hours, Indira enjoys gardening, reading and walking her dog. She is an avid fan of cricket and rugby, and is an accomplished pianist.

Partner: Lisa Kennedy

Lisa graduated from the University of Canterbury in April 2007 with a BA in psychology and LLB (Hons). Lisa has been employed at Strowan Law since her admission to the bar in September 2007. Lisa has a particular interest in family law and is a legal aid provider.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solicitor: Jessica McCormick

Jessica was admitted to the Bar in 2015 after graduating from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media & Communications.

Prior to working at Strowan Law, Jessica volunteered at Community Law Canterbury as an evening caseworker and youth advocate.

Jessica has a particular interest in family law but enjoys all aspects of the law.In her spare time Jessica plays rugby, tennis and touch.