Kelly Kinaston

Kelly Kinaston(Richmond)

Registered Legal Executive (Property)

Property Team

Kelly arrived in our little corner of the world as an 18 year old having been born and raised in Australia.  She developed an interest in property at an early age and embarked on what was to be a successful 16 year career as a real estate agent for a leading local Nelson agency.

In 2016, Kelly made a career changing decision and joined Knapps as the frontline person for our Nelson Office.  Shortly after she was given the opportunity to join the firm’s specialist Family Trust team where she spent 2 ½ years as administrator.  During this time, Kelly decided to start studying towards her Legal Executive exams and completed these in 2020 and in a  record 2 ½  years!

As luck would have it, and almost to the day she completed her last exam, an opportunity to join the residential conveyancing team came up which has added a completely new dimension to Kelly’s passion for all things property.  Now instead of selling property, she is at the other end completing the legal transaction for the client.  Having been both an agent and now a residential conveyancer, Kelly is well equipped to guide clients through the process and like all her colleagues in this practice area, shares the goal to make the process as easy and as stress free as possible.   

Outside of the office, Kelly is kept busy spending time with her husband, their 4 beautiful girls and equally 2 adorable dogs!