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Serving our clients throughout the Waikato and beyond, Gallie Miles has a proven track record of providing responsive, practical legal advice with professional integrity. Our expert legal team can advise you on a range of issues, including rural and agribusiness law, property law, company and commercial law, asset planning, Wills, Enduring Power of Attorney and Estate Administration, relationship property, dispute resolution and intellectual property law. Let's work together to get to know you and understand your needs...

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Rural and Agri-business

We have specific knowledge and a real appreciation of the rural sector to cater to your needs. Learn more

Commercial and Company

Whether you are corporate, commercial or private clients, we can help you to trade and operate successfully. Learn more


Whether it’s a commercial or residential property transaction, you can rely on us for well-considered legal advice. Learn more

Asset Planning

We can assist in all aspects of asset planning to ensure your wealth is protected. Learn more

Relationship Property

Both during and at the end of a relationship, we can provide you with practical solutions-focused advice. Learn more

Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney

We offer advice to protect, manage and gift your property and financial assets. Learn more

Estate Administration

When someone passes, Gallie Miles can help you with a full range of estate administration services to help you navigate this difficult time. Learn more

Intellectual Property

Ensure your intellectual property is protected and you can maximise the value of your ideas with our expert advice. Learn more

Dispute Resolution

Offering alternative dispute resolution methods to court, we focus on achieving a pragmatic outcome for you. Learn more


Client Testimonial

“Sue was just lovely and down to earth, and easy to talk to. Everything she says legally is in everyday language. She really makes you understand your legal responsibilities” 

Gordon and Noeline Watts

“Explaining things in a language my clients can understand and building trust are the foundations of building a great working relationship”

Sue Garmonsway 

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