Renika Siciliano

Executive Director | Waikato, Ngāti Maniapoto

Renika Siciliano

Executive Director | Waikato, Ngāti Maniapoto

About

Renika leads the firm's Workplace Law Team and co-leads our Māori Legal Team. She is the Executive Director of McCaw Lewis Limited. 

Renika has extensive knowledge across a range of areas including Treaty settlement negotiations, Māori governance and iwi disputes, providing legal and strategic advice to clients.  She also has experience advising on various employment matters and on relationship property arrangements.  She regularly presents at EMA conferences and has presented on employment matters at Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa (Māori Law Society) and Te Humeka (the Waikato Business Network).

Renika believes in providing realistic solutions to clients by working within individual clients’ tikanga and principles, and developing strong working relationships in doing so.

Joining the firm in 2008, Renika was appointed a Director in 2018. She was appointed as Executive Director in October 2020.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts (New Zealand Studies) (BA)
  • Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB (Hons))
Bar admission

2009

Appointments
  • Board Member, Northern Districts Cricket Association
  • Trustee, Puketaha School Board of Trustees
  • Trustee, Flow Foundation
  • Mentor, MOKO Foundation, Hawea Vercoe Leadership Programme
  • Member, NZ Law Commission Expert Advisory Panel for the Property (Relationships) Act Reform