Our Team


Graeme M. Jespersen LLB


Graeme is the new Director of Jespersen & Associates (Devonport) Limited formerly known as Anthony Gore Limited. This change occurred following Anthony (Tony) Gore’s retirement from practice for health reasons in February 2019.

Graeme graduated from the University of Auckland in 1980. He was born in Rotorua and is from a rural background. His experience is in all areas of Residential, Company and Commercial law, but not exclusively. Graeme has considerable expertise in land subdivisions, both urban and rural, is commercially minded with a genuine interest in business development. His reputation is built on adopting a common sense approach when acting for his clients. He lives in Devonport so will be very accessible to all clients of the firm.

Email: jespersen@jespersen.co.nz

Gillian Werry

Senior Associate

Gillian has over twenty years experience working as a lawyer, both in private practice and in-house counsel roles, in New Zealand and London. She also spent two years tutoring legal practice skills to new law graduates and has extensive commercial property experience, including acquisitions and disposals, leasing, commercial contracts, financing arrangements and development work.

Gillian originally joined the firm formerly known as Anthony Gore Limited in late 2013 and is looking forward to assisting Graeme as the new Director of Jespersen & Associates (Devonport) Limited with his wider practice. Gillian enjoys working closely with clients to provide tailored and pragmatic advice.

Email: gillian@jespersen.co.nz

Lin Huang

Legal Executive

Lin started work as a Legal Assistant in 2004 and became a member of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives in 2007.

Lin primarily handles property development transactions. She also joined the firm formerly known as Anthony Gore Limited in 2013 to assist Tony with property development work. Lin is looking forward to continuing her subdivision and development projects for her clients under the guidance of Graeme.

Lin is a native speaker of Mandarin and Cantonese.

Email: lin@jespersen.co.nz