Prior to joining Wilson Harle, Portia was a Judges’ Clerk at the Auckland High Court. In that role she worked on a range of criminal and civil cases, developing her interest in litigation and dispute resolution. She was admitted to the bar in May 2022.
Portia holds an LLB (Hons, First Class) and a BA (International Relations) from Victoria University of Wellington. In her final years of study, Portia worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s legal division. She maintains a keen interest in public and international law.