Bachelor of Laws, University Auckland, 1981. Master of Laws with honors, University Auckland, 1987. Master in Tax. Studies, University Auckland, 1992.
Solicitor Subrtizky Tetley Jones & Way, 1981-1984, Simpson Grierson, 1984-1986. Partner Morton, Tee, Collins & Company, 1986-1989. Principal Judith Collins & Associates, 1990-2000.
Special counsel Rudd Watts & Stone, since 2000. Director Housing New Zealand, since 1999, Dairy Brands Ltd., 1998-2000. Chairman Savoy Equities Ltd., 1998-2000.
Chairperson Casino Control Authority, since 1999.
Member New Zealand Law Society (vice president 1999-2000), Auckland Women Lawyers Association (secretary 1992), Auckland District Law Society (president 1998-1999), Northern Club.