Company & Business Law

We can help you do business. Our expertise is based on experience gained by working with a wide range of clients from all sectors of the local, regional and national economy.

We advise on:

Commercial Matters

  • General business advice and corporate strategy
  • Advice on compliance with commercial law and legislation in New Zealand and internationally (eg. Companies Act, Personal Property Securities Act, Consumer Guarantees Act, Fair Trading Act, etc)
  • Trade mark, copyright and protection of intellectual property
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Income tax and GST issues


  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements
  • Franchising
  • Leasing
  • Terms of trade
  • Employment and independent contractor agreements
  • Distribution and licence agreements

Optimising Business Structures

  • Formation and incorporation of companies
  • Joint ventures
  • Partnerships
  • Trading trusts

Securities Law

  • Compliance with Securities Act and Regulations
  • Prospectus and Investment Statements