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Our history in the Manawatu and Tararua Districts dates back to 1884. With offices in Palmerston North and Pahiatua our firm stands on a long tradition of high standards and sound legal advice.

Our size means that every one of our clients are dealt with on a professional, yet personal basis.

We are also a member of NZ Law, a New Zealand wide group of independent law firms, which gives us access to further specialist knowledge, enabling us to ensure you get the very best legal and practical advice, in any situation.

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Melissa Bourke BA, LLB

What is a Confidentiality Agreement?

In business, you may be in a situation where you require information known to two parties to be kept confidential. Read more to find out about non-disclosure agreements. Read More...

Rural eSpeaking, Autumn 2019. No 29

Welcome to the first edition of Rural eSpeaking for 2019. Enjoy the articles in this e-newsletter – we hope you find them both interesting and useful. If you would like to talk further with us on any of the topics covered, or indeed any legal matter, please contact us – our details are above. Read More...

Tax Working Group Releases Anticipated Report: Recommends Broad Capital Gains Tax

In February, the Tax Working Group released their final report and, as expected, recommend that New Zealand introduced a capital gains tax. Read More...

Avoiding A Contracting Out Agreement For A Breach

A contracting out agreement or as its better known – a prenup – enables parties to a relationship to determine how their property is divided if the relationship fails. Read More...

Guarantees and Indemnities – What, Why and How?

A guarantee provides for the most part, surety in the case of an agreement between two parties. Guarantees and indemnities can be an area of law which cause confusion and uncertainty to many. Read More...

Lauren Fargher admitted to the bar

On Friday 2nd November at the Palmerston North High Court, the courtroom was filled to the brim for the admission of Lauren Fargher from our office and Brianna Freebairn (another local Palmerston North law graduate) to the roll of barristers and solicitors. Read More...

Melissa Bourke elected to NZ LAW Limited Board

NZ LAW Limited has announced the election of two new directors to its board – Melissa Bourke (Palmerston North) and Brent Winkelmann (Taupō). These appointments took effect from 5 October 2018. Melissa and Brent have taken the places of retiring directors Jacqui Gray and Michael de Buyzer. Read More...

Does the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism Act affect your business?

New Zealand is one of the safest places in the world to live and carry out business, due to its extremely low levels of corruption. However, more than $1.35 billion is illegal laundered through our country each year. Read More...