Janet Williams is the principal at Cooper & Co.  She has over 20 years legal experience, twelve years in Hawkes Bay and more than ten years in Johnsonville.  Janet has an LLB and a BA in Psychology from Victoria University in Wellington and was admitted to the bar in 1992.  She commenced practice in Hawkes Bay before returning to Wellington in 2004 to take up employment with Rohan Cooper.   Her main areas of practice are property law, trusts and estate administration.  

Janet Williams and John Evans took over as principals of Cooper & Co when Rohan Cooper retired in early 2007 and Janet took over as sole director in 2010 when John Evans moved to Hayman Lawyers.  Rohan Cooper now lives on the Australian Gold Coast.  

Our support staff are Brenda Wilkin, Registered Legal Executive, Val Stow who looks after the trust account, reception and deeds, and Nicola Beddie,  legal secretary.