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Reflecting On 100 Years Of Success

The Cooney family has had the unique privilege of watching our firm grow and evolve over the past 100 years and we’re all immensely proud to have reached this significant milestone.


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

Council Duty To Minimise Hazards On Land

A recent High Court case has re-visited the potential liability of local bodies...

First Defended Health and Safety Prosecution

Kiwifruit Orchard Fatality leads to first defended Health and Safety...

Cheese and Succession

Like good cheese a good succession plan takes time! The iconic television ads...


Helping Spread Christmas Cheer

Food is a central part of everyone’s Christmas celebrations but many Tauranga...

Cameron Russell - Young Employee Of The Year

Cameron Russell Scoops Tauranga’s ‘Young Employee Of The Year’...

Bringing Soft Paradise To Tauranga

Acclaimed New Zealand visual artist Dr Fiona Pardington MNZM will stage a solo...

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

Junior Office Assistant

Exciting position available at a leading Bay of Plenty law firm We...


Our people

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


Feb 2019