About Kirstin

Kirstin Poole is an Auckland business lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience working with small to medium businesses and large corporates. She is the founder and sole partner of Auckland business law firm, kplegal.

Legal, financial and commercial experience

Kirstin has worked for legal firms and held positions in financial institutions in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She understands the realities of running a business and has first-hand experience in account management and commercial management roles in New Zealand companies.


Senior legal work in Auckland

Before establishing kplegal, Kirstin was a senior associate at Auckland solicitors Jones Young for seven years. Her work there included major acquisitions, property developments, ownership (re)structures and specialised financings, as well as providing general advice. She acted for a wide range of clients, particularly in the technology, wine and finance industries.


Formal qualifications

Kirstin has degrees in law, business administration and accountancy. She also has a degree in wine business. Kirstin is admitted in New Zealand, England and Wales. She holds a current New Zealand practising certificate.


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Kirstin Poole

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"Kirstin provided us with the expert advice we needed to make sure the legal foundations of our business were well setup. Kirstin is fantastic to deal with, and I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone seeking legal advice."
- Jonathan Julian, Scratch