Diana Bell people

Senior Associate

Diana is a specialist immigration lawyer with over 14 years experience.  As a daughter of Samoan migrants she has a unique understanding and empathy for those looking to make New Zealand their home.

She is passionate about helping people navigate the New Zealand immigration system using her extensive knowledge of the evolving immigration policies and procedures.

Diana has successfully assisted employers (owner-operated and multinational companies) across a range of industries, and private clients from within New Zealand and overseas.

Diana has extensive experience advising on a broad range of visa applications, including New Zealand citizenship applications.  She is highly experienced in dealing with the often complex immigration issues including character and medical waivers, deportation liability proceedings, section 61 requests, ministerial intervention, appeals to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal, achieving successful results.

In addition to being a mother, Diana enjoys volunteering as a key leader in a multicultural community.

Diana's Expertise