Building Enduring Partnerships

Providing stellar legal counsel and representation to the Waikato for over 25 years.
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A Unique, Client-Centered Approach to Law

John Gallie and Linda Miles commenced the legal practice of Gallie Miles in 1992.  Both had practiced as lawyers in Te Awamutu for some years before that.  They were joined in the partnership in 1994 by Valerie Mackay.  John Gallie retired in 2010. Kirsty McDonald joined the partnership in 2010 and Sue Garmonsway in 2016.

The firm has expanded steadily and now employs a range of experienced staff including Lawyers, Legal Executives and support staff.  Great care is taken to ensure that all staff are well trained, supportive and friendly.

The firm has built a reputation for the excellence of its legal services and its professional integrity.  Clients benefit from the efforts made to ensure they are fully informed and supported, whatever their legal requirements. The way in which the law touches and affects people’s lives is hugely varied. The team at Gallie Miles applies skills gained over many years in order to assist clients.

  • 1992
    The year our firm was founded.
  • 1,000+
    Clients assisted in proceedings
  • 2
    Hard working locations in the Waikato.
  • 10
    Passionate legal professionals

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"We are long term clients of Gallie Miles and feel all services we have received over the years and there has been a few! Have felt that we have had excellent service from everyone that has been involved with us."
— Peter & Sue
"I approached Gallie Miles to assist with setting up a Family Trust. I received valuable professional advice. It was explained well and all options were reviewed and discussed. I felt comfortable to ask questions and felt confident with the answers."
— Sharon
"We approached Gallie Miles because we needed to update our wills and sort out power of attorney. Great communication made it a relatively easy process and when the documents were finalised we just made a quick trip to Te Awamutu to sign them. Thanks very much."
— Brian & Julie
"Made the process of purchasing a second property hassle free and kept us informed of what was happening at all times. Everyone was always friendly and helpful no matter how silly my questions were."
— Vicki
“Gallie Miles is a great innovative law practice. They provide timely professional communication and service and I would have no hesitation recommending them to anyone.”
— Steph Pease
"The team at Gallie Miles is everything we could ask for as a Lawyers. They are efficient and professional but at the same time friendly and down to earth making our experience, when it matters, an informed relaxed one."
— Grant Johnston
We needed to update our will. The whole process was broken down to look less daunting. A friendly, helpful service ensured we had not omitted any important information.
— Patricia
I needed the services of a Solicitor to sort out my husbands estate and various property ownership. I couldn't have asked for better help. Gallie Miles sensitive staff were professional and clearly explained all the options but never rushed me to make the best decision for my situation.
— Wayne
"We have been very happy with the service we have received over the last year since we moved to Gallie Miles."
— Val

Our Core Values

The firm has built a reputation for the excellence of its legal services and its professional integrity.  Clients benefit from the efforts made to ensure they are fully informed and supported, whatever their legal requirements.

The way in which the law touches and affects people’s lives are hugely varied and our professional team applies skills gained over many years in order to assist.

Our core values are not just meaningless corporate “mumbo jumbo”. Our core values underpin the way we carry out our work and we go out of our way to explain our core values to our clients. We believe that by living our core values we provide our clients with an experience that sets us apart from other firms.

Enjoy
Respect and support each other. Have fun. Be happy.
Do The Right Thing
Be accurate. Be on time. Be honest and ethical.
Solve Problems
Consider options. Find solutions.
Communicate
Listen. Tell clients what's happening. No surprises.

Dedicated Expertise

Our legal advisors bring over 100 years of combined experience to every case

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