Bryony Shackell

Barrister & Solicitor

Admitted : 2010

Contact details


LL.B., B.A (Hons)

Specialist areas

Family law including care of children, domestic violence and paternity
Relationship property
Criminal law
Traffic law


Bryony grew up in Mosgiel and completed her education at the University of Otago including a 12-month exchange at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.  After graduating she spent a year travelling and teaching English in Latin America.  Since returning home Bryony has worked for several years with youth and family in the special education sector (Auckland) and child protection (Perth).


Bryony is a proud Kiwi who loves taking road trips over the North and South Islands.  She is enthusiastic about New Zealand film and literature (with membership cards for five different libraries), and enjoys a good night of local stage theatre or cabaret.

(Photo - Bryony travelling in Nepal)