Our Team

Tiffany Twivey

Lata MilnerThe Principal of the firm Tiffany Twivey is a successful lawyer of high standing admitted to practice, and remains admitted to practice, in four jurisdictions, being Papua New Guinea, Queensland, Tasmania and the Federal Court of Australia, She has 17 years
complex legal experience and she holds an Unrestricted Practicing Certificate
in Papua New Guinea.

Tiffany has practiced widely in law in both PNG and Australia and was most recently a Partner in the commercial litigation section of Gadens Lawyers in Port Moresby, until her move to Mt Hagen.

Tiffany’s expertise lies in Commercial Litigation, Mining and Environmental Law.

In Port Moresby, Tiffany has provided long term legal advice to the Electoral Commission, and this remains the firms main client, along with the University of Papua New Guinea, National Agriculture and Quarantine Inspection Authority, National Agriculture Research
Institute and other governmental and private institutions.

Tiffany has also worked as a lecturer in Law at the University of PNG, and whilst she was there she was also
Associate Dean (Student Affairs) and was a Member of the University Disciplinary Council.

She has been an editor of the PNG Law Reports and is currently a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee at the PNG Law Society.

Tiffany has been President for 8 years of a Non-governmental organization Susu Mamas Inc, which provides free maternal and child care in Mt Hagen, Lae and Port Moresby

Languages: Competency in English and Pidgin English.

Lata Milner

Lata MilnerLata Milner is a Senior Commercial Lawyer with over 30 years legal experience.

She has spent sixteen years practicing law in Papua New Guinea, seven years in
Australia, eight years in New Zealand and four years in the USA. Lata is admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand; Barrister and Solicitor of the National Court of Justice of Papua New Guinea, and as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia. She holds current practising Certificates for Qld, Australia and PNG.

After graduating, Lata worked with Rudd Watts and Stone, a major Law Firm in Wellington, New Zealand followed by a number of years as in house legal adviser with the international accounting firm of Deloittes before coming to Papua New Guinea in 1984. Lata worked in Goroka as Legal Advisor for Talair and moved to Lae in 1988 where she was
employed by Henao Priestly Lawyers and made a Partner in 1990.

In August 1992, Lata purchased the Lae branch of Henao Priestley and commenced practice as a sole practitioner under the name Milner & Associates. The firm was sold in 2000 and Lata returned to Australia to work with a major law firm on the Gold Coast. In 2005 Lata won the International Women’s Day Business Achievement Award for the Gold Coast. From 2007 to 2011 Lata worked in the USA as in-house council to major hotel owning company in Maryland. In 2008 Lata was awarded the Congressional Order of Merit in the USA. Lata returned to
PNG in 2011.

Lata’s expertise lies in Commercial, Corporate, Property and Financing law.

Languages: Competency in English, Hindi, Gujrati and Pidgin English.