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We have the best people, doing the best work. But we are more than just our job titles. Check out our staff stories here.


Practice Group

Property & Development

Developers and first home buyers seek us out. Why? Because we’ve got one of the most experienced property legal teams in the country. With us on your side you’re in the best possible hands.

Construction & Development  |  Subdivisions  |   Rural  |  Property Syndications  |  Residential


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Litigation & Local Government

When life throws you a curveball, let us take care of it for you. We’ll get things sorted as quickly and painlessly as possible so you can carry on with what’s important to you.

Commercial Disputes  |  Mediation & Litigation  |  Employment  |  RMA  |  Local Government


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Corporate & Commercial

If you want a team of experienced, smart-thinking, innovative lawyers working for your business, talk to us. We think outside the square, enjoy a challenge and are equipped to deal with any issues, big or small.

Mergers & Acquisitions  |  Capital Raising  |  Financing  |  Contracting  |  Agribusiness  |  Maori Investment  |  Governance 


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Private Client & Trust

One-size-fits-all? No way! You’ll experience a personalised and tailored service that caters to your unique needs. We also know you’re busy so we’ll put you first and make sure your interests are protected for the long-term.

Trusts  |  Complex Trust Structures  |  Relationship Property  |  Wills  |  Estate Planning  |  Family Disputes  |  Small / Medium Business Advice


Articles & Opinions

Freshwater management: a changing landscape for the rural sector

At the moment the Government and councils are looking carefully at freshwater...

Using land covenants for your benefit

How do developers of upmarket subdivisions ensure that new houses fit in with...

What to consider with shared ownership of land

When a property is owned by two or more people, there are two methods for...


Supporting TAG and Project Tauranga

Tauranga’s residents will soon be enjoying two special exhibitions at the...

Cooney's advocates for sport to help heal the community

During this time of worldwide Olympic spirit we get to experience a world...

We are now in Matamata

We have opened a branch office in Matamata at 8 Tainui Street, opposite...

Working with us

We’re always on the lookout for talented people to join us – if you fit the bill please contact us today.


Current Vacancies

Legal Executive - Property

High profile law firm Modern offices Central City We require...


Our people

Our full service legal team of over eighty includes some of New Zealand’s sharpest legal minds.


Aug 2016