Partners

Rachel Szentivanyi

Rachel Szentivanyi
Solicitor

DDI: (+64 9) 915 2403
Email: rachel.szentivanyi@fortunemanning.co.nz

Memberships
New Zealand Law Society
Auckland District Law Society

Qualifications
LLB
BA- majoring in political science and minoring in human services

Legal Secretary
Caryn Fortune
DDI: (+64 9) 915 2430 
Email: caryn.fortune@fortunemanning.co.nz

Expertise

  • Obtaining Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration
  • Obtaining Reseals of Probate for International Estates that have assets in New Zealand
  • Advising Executors and Trustees
  • Administering Estates
  • Wills
  • Life Interest Wills
  • Wills Dealing with assets in Multiple Jurisdictions
  • Enduring and General Powers of Attorney
  • Formation of Family Trusts
  • Advising Trustees on Trust usage and Structures
  • Advising on asset protection and Estate Planning
  • Retirement Villages
  • Protection of Personal and Property Rights
  • Ministry of Social Development Application

Originally from Christchurch, Rachel graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2020 with her conjoint LLB and BA. She was admitted and moved to Auckland to join the private client team at Fortune Manning in 2021. Rachel provides a people-centric approach towards problem solving and relationship management. Rachel is passionate about ensuring that clients feel understood and supported, and delivers this through her friendly and energetic outlook.

Rachel enjoys spending time outside, exploring Auckland’s beaches and regional parks. Being a fitness enthusiast, she enjoys hiking, running and has represented Canterbury in both football and trampolining. Rachel is also an avid chef, enjoying cooking, baking and taking on Auckland’s restaurant scene with her friends.