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What we can do for you.

Here are some of the services we can provide to assist you.

Our Services

For Everyone


Not everything always goes to plan and when that happens we are here to help you.

Our litigation team is experienced and committed to our clients to get you the best result.

  • Criminal
  • Family
  • Civil
  • Relationship Property
  • Employment
  • Limited licence applications

For Employers & Employees

Employment Law

The Employment Relationship is one of the most important relationships in our lives and can often become contentious and difficult for all involved.

Our specialist team can assist you with any of these matters.

  • Personal Grievances
  • Employment Investigations
  • Disciplinary/Performance Proceedings
  • Contentious Exits
  • Discrimination
  • Privacy Concerns
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Restructure and Redundancy
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Representation in Mediation/ERA/Employment Court
  • Employment obligations during the sale/purchase of a business

For Everyone

Relationship Property

Separating is never easy, it is often complex and nuanced. Let us take some of the burden off your shoulders so you can focus on building your new life.

Our relationship property legal services include any of the following matters.

  • Contracting out (“Pre-Nuptial”) Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Asset Protection
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Divorce/dissolution of marriage or civil union

For everyone


We know the property field almost as well as we know how to navigate the law — We’ve got your back.

Buying and selling property can be daunting. We can guide you through the process from start to finish. We will review the agreements before you sign them and can help you satisfy your conditions as they fall due.

  • Sales
  • Purchases
  • Occupation Right Agreements
  • Build Contracts
  • Mortgages
  • NZTA land acquisitions
  • Refinance
  • Subdivisions
  • Boundary Adjustments
  • Easements
  • Caveats
  • KiwiSaver/Home Start

For Businesses


Whether you’re buying or selling a business, our team can help you navigate this exciting time.

We know sometimes in business things can be unclear in the ever changing landscape of rules and regulations. We are here to help you clarify the changes because we care about your business too and helping it grow.

  • Buying/Selling a business
  • Leases
  • Business Structures
  • Buying/Selling shares in a company
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Business disputes
  • Commercial Property

For Families

Family Law

Disputes can arise within families for different reasons and sometimes these require legal assistance and Court involvement.

We can assist with the following:

  • Relationship property – contracting out agreements or “pre-nups” and separation agreements
  • Disputes about day-to-day care and contact
  • Guardianship disputes (for example, where children go to school and whether they should be vaccinated)
  • International relocation
  • Paternity
  • Protection orders and related property orders
  • Proceedings with Oranga Tamariki
  • PPPR applications (for the appointment of a property administrator/property manager and/or welfare guardian)

For Families


When somebody close to you passes away, you'll likely be dealing with a lot of overwhelming emotions, and trying to navigate the unexpected.

We can assist you in all types of estates, regardless of whether we are the executor or not. Please feel free to contact our team to discuss your questions.

  • Estate Administration and Winding-Up
  • Probate of Will
  • Letters of Administration – no Will
  • Small Estate management
  • Transmissions by Survivorship
  • Claims against Estates
  • Deeds of Family Arrangement

For Farmers


In most cases, rural law goes deeper than just paperwork — It can mean family generations or your livelihood.

We value the important role of farmers in our economy and want to support you to succeed in your farming business. We can help clarify regulations and rules as they change and assist you to get the right business structure.

  • Farming Succession
  • Farm Sales and Purchases
  • Farming finance
  • Farm leases

For Individuals

General Law

We’ll take care of your legal life so you can live worry free.

Our general law team can help you arrange all your personal legal needs so you can focus on living life to its fullest.

  • Wills
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Planning
  • General Advice

For Trustees


With the Trusts Act 2019 coming into full force, essential trust management is vital. We're here to help.

We are here to help you to understand your trust and whether it is still working for you. We will get all your trust documents together and review everything to help bring your trust up to date. We will assist you to manage your trust going forward by organising outstanding gifting and annual general meetings.

Talk to our team today about reviewing your trust structure today.

Some things to consider:
•Do you understand the terms of your trust?
•Are the trustees doing an annual general meeting?
•Do all the trustees know what the trust is doing?

  • Trust Management:
  • Annual Meetings
  • Gifting
  • Trust Deed Review
  • Trusts Act 2019 Compliance
  • Appointment/Retirement of Trustees
  • Distributions
  • Trust Wind-Up
Our Rates

Here is some guiding information on our fees.

Our team has a range of rates. Work on your file is delegated to a range of people to make it cost effective to you. If you need more security around fees please feel free to contact us to discuss getting an estimate for the service you need.

  • Director$415/hr to $440/hr plus GST
  • Lawyers$200/hr to $350/hr plus GST
  • Legal Executives$200/hr to $250/hr plus GST