Allanah grew up in Invercargill before attending Otago University to complete her legal studies. Upon completion of her studies Allanah returned to Invercargill to commence her legal career at another local firm practicing in a number of practice areas, from litigation and dispute resolution to residential and rural conveyancing. Since joining the AWS team in 2017 Allanah has worked on complex trust and estate transactions, farming restructures and estate planning matters putting her trust and property expertise to good use.
If Allanah is not at work, you can almost guarantee she is on the netball courts officiating and playing netball. Allanah is currently the President of the Invercargill Netball Centre which runs the local netball centre providing elite and grassroots competitions. In her spare time she also likes to be involved in a number of social sports like basketball and volleyball.