Janelle graduated from the University of Auckland in 2015 with a conjoint degree in Law and Commerce, majoring in Accounting. She was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court in 2016.
Janelle began her career working in accounting and finance for a major bank before deciding to practise law. Prior to joining Inder Lynch in January 2020, Janelle worked as an in-house lawyer providing commercial legal advice for a tertiary education provider. She is based in the Papakura office and her focus areas include Property Law, Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration.
Outside of work, Janelle is passionate about mentoring Pasifika youth into pathways toward tertiary education. She is proud of her Samoan, Dutch and Indonesian heritage and speaks conversational Dutch and Mandarin. Janelle enjoys spending time with family and friends, spoiling her dog Snoepje, and exploring different cultures and cuisines through travel.