Angela Parlane



Angela is the Managing Director of Shine Lawyers NZ Limited and is primarily based in our Auckland Office. She obtained her LLB in 1994, and was admitted to the bar in New Zealand in September 1994.

Angela joined Shine Lawyers in February 2018 having spent the previous eight years running her own boutique law firm, Parlane Law.

She is committed to ensuring her clients receive justice and regularly obtains exceptional outcomes for her clients.

Joanne Kent-Johnston



Joanne is a Senior Solicitor in our Auckland office.  She has an LLB from Auckland University and was admitted to the bar in New Zealand in 2015.  Joanne joined Shine in 2014, as a Law Clerk, while in the last year of her study at Auckland University.  Joanne previously worked for Air Zealand for 22 years.   Having studied law later in life, Joanne has the advantage of having an abundance of life experience and knowledge to offer her clients.

Joanne is a very compassionate person who cares and empathises with people and the situations they are in.  Joanne will always go the extra mile to try and achieve the best outcome possible for her clients.

Eoin Farrell



Eoin was admitted to practice as a solicitor in Ireland in 2010. He moved to New Zealand in 2011 and before joining Shine Lawyers he worked for a maritime law firm in Nelson. He was admitted to the New Zealand bar in 2017.

Eoin has gained experience across a wide range of litigation matters, including working on behalf of a large number of Indonesian fishermen who pursued a claim for unpaid wages while working in New Zealand waters on Korean fishing vessels. Eoin is part of the Christchurch team.

Mitchell Jensen



Mitchell Jensen is a Law Clerk for Shine Lawyers New Zealand. Mitchell is located in the Auckland office of Shine Lawyers New Zealand.