In this episode we sit down with Renika Siciliano, the Executive Director of McCaw Lewis. Renika leads the firm's exceptional and passionate lawyers in the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and workplace law areas. Renika provides legal and strategic advice to clients across Aotearoa, New Zealand and has extensive experience in matters relating to Treaty settlement negotiations, Māori governance and iwi disputes.

Growing up in a tight-knit community of just 3000 people, Renika shares her journey into law and why she's remained dedicated to McCaw Lewis throughout her career. We explore her remarkable rise to Executive Director in just 12 years and the pivotal matters she's been involved in, including the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act.

Renika offers fascinating insights into negotiating with the Crown, shedding light on common misconceptions about treaty settlements.

Renika has been recognized as one of NZ Lawyer's Most Influential Lawyers and Elite Women, as well as a Doyles Leading Māori Law practitioner.

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