Barry Roche, a native of Palmerston North, was admitted to the bar in 1978 and has been a principal at Fitzherbert Rowe since 1984. Based mainly in the Feilding office, he frequently engages with clients and communities in Palmerston North and Levin. Barry, a past convenor of the Law Society Standards Committee (Manawatu Branch), actively contributes as the honorary solicitor for numerous charitable and sporting organisations. He’s also a former Board member of the Manawatu Rugby Union, showcasing his commitment to both law and community. Barry has been a member of the Property Law Section since 2020/21.




  • Bachelor of Law, University of Canterbury.


Admitted in 1978, New Zealand