Grace grew up in Rotorua and went to school at Saint Pauls Collegiate in Hamilton. Grace started her law studies at the University of Waikato then made her way south, completing her degree at the University of Canterbury. Grace was admitted to the Bar in September 2020.
Before joining the firm Grace worked for the Ministry of Justice in the Dunedin District and Family Courts for a year.
Grace is Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Rongomaiwahine.
Outside of work Grace is a netball player who was named as a training partner for the Southern Steel and her debut was in 2020.
Grace prides herself on her ability to connect with people and understands whanau dynamics where Tikanga values are important.