Senior Solicitor

Dharmen Prasad

Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Family Law and Employment Law  

  • Direct dial (07) 349 5564
  • Email dharmen.prasad(at)

After studying in Wellington, Dharmen moved to Rotorua to commence work as a Solicitor at the Rotorua Community Law Centre. He later joined the firm of Olphert & Associates Ltd. Dharmen joined Holland Beckett following the merger in 2013. Dharmen’s practice has an emphasis on Employment Law, Relationship Property Law, Family Protection Act claims and Protection of Personal and Property Rights.

Dharmen can also advise  in respect  of Immigration Law matters such as assessment of permits/visas required, immigration eligibility criteria, residence applications, work permit applications, appeals to the relevant authorities, applications to the Overseas Investments Office and finding ways through what seems to be a dead end.

Dharmen has a general litigation background, including family, employment, civil and criminal law. He also has a degree in economics and worked as a macro economist and a business analyst for about six years before venturing in law.


BA University of the South Pacific, Fiji 1996
LLB Victoria University 2009
Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2011

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