Equal Exes Expert Advisors

We have engaged a panel of experts who will give you specific advice and support you on how to prepare well during the separation/divorce journey.

If you are seeking to expand your business, grow your revenues, increase your profits, and, improve performance and results find out the right business to support you moving forward with your plans.


Giles Ellis – GECA Chartered Accountants

Giles is a Chartered Accountant and trusted Business Adviser. His commercial background allows him to provide insight and services that help his clients to grow their businesses and increase their profits. Giles is known for his ability to provide solutions, his passion for the business world and his proactive and creative approach.


You may be changing career, re-starting work after a break or wanting to set up a business to work from home. Find career and business advisors to support you. 


Emma Mclean – Works for Everyone

Emma is the Founder and CEO of Works for Everyone, who are working parent advocates. Emma can help you re-connect with what you want from a job, get clarity on what your strengths are and gift you the space to figure out your next step.


If you are after personal development, someone who can support you in achieving a specific personal or professional goal by providing training and guidance. Or you would like to understand your relationship better, find a coach that can support you.


Bridgette Jackson – Equal Exes

Bridgette is a Divorce/Relationship Coach, Settlement Strategist, Mediator, qualified lawyer, and a trained collaborative practicer. She is the founder of Equal Exes and as a divorce coach she can support you through the separation and divorce process to make it fair, simpler, less stressful and to save you time and money.


Michael Smith – Mi’Te Psychology

Mi’Te Psychology offers therapeutic services for children, adolescents, adults and couples.

After returning to the workforce after a long period of study and research, Michael is again working with children and adolescents (and their families) to assist in their journey through life. Michael is one of few male psychologists working directly with children in Auckland. 

Move your life past your separation/divorce and start dating again. Find the right professional that can support you and give back your confidence for a new beginning.

Find out professionals that are able to help you with all aspects of being a parent. Also, get external support for your family’s needs will give you “me time”. 


Jacqlin Richards – Your Parent Journey

She is a Mother, Parent Empowerment Mentor, Speaker, Facilitator and Author who is deeply passionate about bringing greater awareness to the way we raise our children & teens.

Through 1:1 Mentoring Programs, Workshops, Online Programs and Speaking Engagements, she helps Men and Women to empower themselves into a very different way of being a Parent.

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Amanda Betts – Heartspeak

Amanda has 35+ years as a leader in the modelling & fashion industry which has lead her to be a business owner, writer, public speaker, confidence coach, mentor & clothing (re)designer.

She’s a ‘Teen Whisperer’ youth mentor for those struggling with their teen. She create tailored engagement mentoring/programmes for the affluent & at-risk/vulnerable including young people in OT, Youth Justice & Ak Women’s Prison.



Money is an important part of your life. Get advice on the financial choices and options available to you.


Brigette Arnold – Cambridge Partners

Brigette is based in Auckland and advises both private clients and institutional investors, specialising in working with Kiwi and Māori entities.

She support clients through their investment journey and helping them to reach their goals and objectives. Brigette is passionate about building the financial knowledge and investment capability of her clients ensuring they have clarity through this experience.


Trent Bradley – Luminate Financial Group

Trent has worked in the finance sector for over 20 years and brings with him a breadth of experience in helping clients make sound and secure financial decisions.

Luminate is a finance and advisory company that can help you get secured loans and unsecured loans.
He works hard to ensure that his clients get the best possible deal, and has relationships with many diverse contacts in the field. 

Your physical and emotional well-being is important. Having a robust body and mind will help you during your separation and divorce journey.


Rachel Grunwell – Inspired Health

Wellness coach, yoga + meditation teacher and author of book – Balance: Food, Health+Happiness.

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Aaron Nicholls – Nicholls Law Limited Lawyers

Nicholls Law Limited is a law firm situated in High Street, Auckland, specialising in commercial, litigation, property and trust law. They have a commitment to resolving their clients’ issues in a timely and effective manner through their uncompromising counsel and advocacy.

They seek to become trusted advisors to people, their family and their business, and they will be there to assist you at all times with whatever hurdles you may face.


Kate Sheehan – Lawyer

Kate is a lawyer who works with people to get results by resolving a dispute or representing their interests in court.

Experienced in insurance advice, claims and disputes, construction, property, lease, valuation issues, relationship property and real estate disputes. 

She has a law degree from the University of Otago and was admitted to the bar in New Zealand in 2002.


Amanda Donovan – Haigh Lyon Lawyers

Amanda’s clients value that she’s astute, commercially savvy and easy to relate to. With a background in psychology, she helps make difficult situations comfortable and drives dialogue when the going gets tough.

A strategic thinker with incredible spirit and vitality, Amanda has practised for over 20-years, working primarily in the highly specialised areas of relationship property and claims against trusts.


Shieff Angland 

Business law – non-contentious and contentious matters. Assisting separating parties resolve complex relationship property claims.

Services to help you frame your marriage or de facto relationship in the best way possible to avoid a future separation or divorce.

Whether you own a house or want to buy or sell, get advice from property experts.

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