Erni is a seasoned executive assistant with over 15 years’ of experience in legal administrative support, providing administrative support to Pearce IP lawyers and attorneys.
Prior to joining Pearce IP, Erni spent 6 years as a patent secretary supporting the electrical engineering and biochemistry team at leading IP firms. She previously worked for more than 8 years as a litigation paralegal conducting research, preparing Court documents, and assisting with all administrative aspects of litigation.
Erni brings a wealth of knowledge of all things administration with over a decade of targeted legal experience. Erni is an organised and solutions focused team player with a friendly and personable demeanour.
Australian Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly)
IAM Patent 1000
Managing IP Stars
Firm: Pearce IP ranked Tier 3 – prosecution (2022)
Women in Business Law Awards – APAC
Shortlisted – Australian Firm of the Year (2022)
Australasian Lawyer 5-Star Awards
5-Star Intellectual Property Law Firm: Pearce IP (2021)
Lexology Legal Influencer
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Australasia): Pearce IP (Q2 2022, Q1 2021, Q4 2020)
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Cross-border): Pearce IP (2021)
Ranked as a market leading Intellectual Property firm (2023)
By 2027, be the premier life sciences IP practice in Australia.