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Ruperte Dobson

Ruperte Dobson 9979Ruperte graduated from the University of Canterbury with an LLB (Hons) in 1982.


She worked in private practice in Christchurch for 10 years, and from 1994 until 2016 worked as a trust manager, legal adviser and in-house legal counsel for a large trustee corporation.


In 2016 she returned to private practice and joined Corcoran French in mid-2017.


Ruperte works primarily in the areas of trust law, estate administration, wills and powers of attorney.



More than a lawyer



  • Mother to two adult children

  • Has two rehomed dogs who require a lot of exercise

  • Fitness, gym and biking