Lianka Cuppusamy


Lianka works in our family law team, specifically Care of Children and Family Violence matters.

Lianka was admitted to the bar as a barrister and solicitor in 2021 at the Auckland High Court. She has a background in management, and sales, and prior to joining Wills Westenra in March 2024, Lianka was practicing in the areas of ACC, employment and general areas of the law at Community Law. She has found her passion in family law and brings a unique perspective from lived experience of complex family law dynamics.

She believes in helping clients create durable and positive solutions and takes pride in giving timely and clear advice. With a natural ability to relate to people from all walks of life, Lianka provides a compassionate and thorough service to her clients.

Hailing originally from South Africa, Lianka moved to New Zealand as a teenager. In her spare time, she loves to read, paint, tending to her turtle and cats, and has recently started teaching herself cake decorating.