Our Team

Nicola Jones

Nicola Jones has been involved with Legal & Professional Benefits since 2008 and a director and shareholder since 2011.  An Authorised Financial Advisor and owner director of an insurance brokerage since 2003, Nicola has extensive experience working in the professional services sector.  Her in-depth understanding of the insurance policies available to businesses and professionals means that she is well-versed in the subtle differences between the offerings of each insurance company.  Asking the right questions enables Nicola to clearly match her client’s goals with the right policy and enables her to calculate individual best case financial scenarios.

Nicola is an ex-Takapuna Grammar girl who went to the USA to complete a University degree in finance.  She began her career in the insurance industry in Seattle, Washington and returned to work in New Zealand in 2000.



Craig Spratt

Craig Spratt has been a director and shareholder of Legal & Professional Benefits since 2005.  He joined the financial services sector in 1992 from senior advisory and sales roles within the IT sector and heads up one of the major private advisory practices in the country. Craig is a Registered Financial Advisor and an expert in business insurance. He fully understands the needs, risks and liabilities faced by small, medium and large enterprises.

Craig’s boundless energy and enthusiasm are focused on achieving straightforward results for clients, their businesses, estates and families. Given the complexities of some individuals and their circumstances, some of these outcomes have been extraordinary and are a true reflection of Craig’s vision and experience





Susan Pendleton

Susan provides Nicola and Craig with day-to-day support, giving clients the information they need and making sure that the office runs smoothly.   With a background working as a personal assistant in the financial services industry, she brings a detailed understanding of needs of the professional services sector.  Sue has worked with Nicola for over six years and is an integral part of the Legal & Professional Benefits team.








Lee Harris

Lee is a new member of the Legal & Professional Benefits team and supports Susan with all insurance administrative work.  With a background in real estate, both sales and administration, Lee is a proactive, efficient addition to the team.