Agriculture is the powerhouse of New Zealand’s economy. We provide expert legal advice on all aspects of the rural sector.
Making decisions regarding rural property can be difficult and time-consuming. We cover all aspects of buying, selling, and subdividing farms. We also advise on equity and limited partnerships, sharemilking contracts, water takes, and resource consents.
Our leasing advisement covers farms, estates, and other rural property. We also deal with rural lease disputes, sharemilking disputes and help with livestock registration.
We draft and provide advice on employment agreements, personal grievances, redundancy, termination, and health & safety policies.. We help our employer clients navigate issues such as employee misconduct, poor performance, and company restructuring. Our team also provides legal representation at mediations, employment tribunals and in the Employment Court.
Planning for the future can be a challenging process. We work with our clients on a range of succession issues, including the transfer of assets between generations, estate planning, and asset protection.
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