Journey of JH LAW
From Science to Business to Law - Leveraging a Full Approach to Capital Raising
Background: In 2010, Janey moved from Rotorua to Auckland to study Biomedical Science (BSc) and then a Masters in Bioscience Enterprise (MBA spin-off) with honours. While in Auckland, she worked for investment focused groups in both Government and private equity.
Progression to Law: After gaining capital raising experience, Janey identified a need for lawyers with both legal know-how and an understanding of the commercialisation pathways for technology businesses, particularly those in the medical device and life science industries.
Commercial/Corporate Lawyer: From 2016, Janey completed her law degree (LLB) with honours, worked full time in law and had her first child all in the space of 3 years. She has been trained and influenced by the best in the business for both law and commerce. She now has a wide range of commercial and corporate experience.
Starting JH LAW: Since 2021, Janey has been leveraging her skills, experience and passion to position herself as the principal advisor of her own commercial and corporate law firm specialising in capital raising.
Janey enjoys networking across NZ's business community, particularly in the Waikato. She is a current member of the Institute of Directors, NZ Law Society, Biotech NZ, Institute of Finance Professionals NZ.
She currently serves as Deputy Chairperson of the NZ Shareholders Association Waikato, Vice President of Waikato Women in Business, President of BNI Vertex & Board Member for Waikato Chamber of Commerce.