We offer a wide-ranging legal service and you can be assured that, whatever advice you need, support will be provided by an experienced team of professionals committed to achieving the best possible outcome for you.

Business Law »

  • Business sales and purchases
  • Commercial leases
  • Financing
  • Business ventures
  • Franchises

Commercial and Civil Litigation »

  • Civil Claims
  • Administrative Law Proceedings
  • Debt Collections
  • Summary Judgment
  • Company Receiverships and Liquidations
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Injunctions
  • Insurance Law Disputes
  • Leaky homes and leaky buildings
  • Harassment Act applications

Criminal Charges, Traffic Offences and
District Court Prosecutions »

  • Violence offences, such as assault, intent to injure, male assaults female
  • Firearms offences
  • Drug offences
  • Fraud and serious fraud offences
  • Driving and Traffic Offences, such as drink driving, careless driving, reckless driving, failing to stop, sustained loss of traction, log book offences and applications for a limited licence (e.g. for work).
  • Property offences, such as receiving, theft, unlawful interference, burglary, robbery
  • Customs, tax and fisheries offences, pleas in mitigation
  • Other applications, such as bail, limited licences, name suppression, applications for discharge without conviction
  • OSH offences, defending or pleas in mitigation

Elder Law »

  • Trust formation and structure
  • Transferring assets to a Trust
  • Gifting
  • Compliance
  • Estate Administration
  • Obtaining Probate
  • Letters of Administration
  • Survivorship
  • Estate Litigation
  • Family Protection Act claims
  • Testamentary Promises claims
  • Assistance to Executors
  • Assistance to Beneficiaries
  • Wills
  • General Powers of Attorney
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney as to Property and Personal Care and Welfare
  • Advance Directives

Employment Law »

  • Employment agreements
  • Personal Grievances, Disputes and Dismissals
  • Health and Safety
  • Privacy Act Issues
  • Human Rights Act Issues
  • Redundancy
  • Restraint of Trade

Family Law »

  • Adoptions
  • Child support
  • Divorce/dissolution of your marriage and separation
  • Domestic violence including applying for, or defending, protection orders.
  • Guardianship matters. Guardianship is the right to have a say in the major decisions affecting your child's upbringing. We can assist in resolving disputes between guardians
  • Orders preventing removal of a child from New Zealand
  • Parenting orders, day to day care and contact (previously, these were known as custody and access)
  • Paternity issues, establishing paternity of a child
  • Prenuptial/Contracting Out Agreement
  • Relationship/matrimonial property division upon a separation

Immigration Law »

  • Limited Visa applications
  • Visitor Visa applications (previously known as Visitor Permit)
  • Student Visa applications (previously known as Student Permit)
  • Work Visa applications (previously known as Work Permit)
  • Residence Visa applications
  • Appeals

Languages »

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Law Help »

When you need legal advice for a simple problem we offer Law Help for $75.00 (GST inclusive) for up to 30 minutes advice without further work needing to be done by us. Law Help will point you in the right direction.

Mediation »

  • Mediation is a process whereby parties (often with their lawyers) attend at a mediation, with a trained mediator present, for the purposes of trying to reach agreement without the need for litigation.

Notary Public »

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Affidavits
  • Declarations
  • Certified copies of existing documents confirming their authenticity
  • Land/property documents including transfers and mortgage/security documentation
  • Bills of Exchange

Property Law »

  • Residential Sales & Purchases
  • Rural/Lifestyle Sales & Purchases
  • Commercial Sales & Purchases
  • Subdivisions
  • Mortgages & Refinancing
  • Easements and Land Covenants

Resource Management Law »

  • Land use consent
  • Subdivision consent
  • Coastal permit
  • Water permit
  • Discharge permit
  • Abatement notices and enforcement orders
  • Offences under the Resource Management Act 1991
  • Resource Consent applications, submissions and negotiations
  • Resource Consent appeals

Rural Law »

  • Lifestyle
  • Sales & Purchases