davenports

law

Crafted legal advice tailored for every client through a seamless process of collaboration and guidance.

  

Our purpose.

We arm our clients with relevant, tailored knowledge along with ongoing legal support to achieve peace of mind and confidence in decision making.

 

  

Expertise.

Trust Law.

Asset and estate planning can often be complex and emotional. As families and circumstances change, so does the need to regularly review and update the structures and documentation in place.

Commercial Law.

Our commercial team understands how business works in New Zealand and we are focused on practical and workable solutions for your business.

Property Law.

Not all property transactions are the same but it is important to us that every client receives the same efficient and practical advice customised to their particular conveyance.

Employment Law.

We provide a broad range of employment law services and are focused on providing strategic, pragmatic and cost-effective advice to employers.

Articles.

Check the chattels list.

Emma inherited a small investment property from her parents approximately five years ago. The property was tenanted by long-term tenants who had lived in the property for over...

Giving guarantees.

Lily and Noel wanted to buy their first home, but their bank told them they wouldn’t give them a loan unless they had someone else guarantee their borrowings...

Talking trusts: Rose & Alister.

Rose and Alister had both been married before and had children from their previous marriages. However, they had been together for nearly 15 years and considered all of...

Testimonials.

"Every experience with the firm has been really positive. In this latest dealing with Bronwen she assured me at the outset that opposing counsel had quite a reputation - but no match for her. She was right. But in the loveliest way. I hoped for solid and professional advice. I got all that as well as empathy, strength, really good judgement, but also the feeling of a problem shared. I am very grateful to Bronwen for achieving the best possible outcome."

Christina - Aquatica NZ Limited

“Have always been helpful and responsive with a very wide variety of legal matters. Davenports is our first call.”

Oxford Trust

"Tammy and the team at Davenports were fantastic to deal with when I was setting up my trust. Not only did they make me and my family feel really welcome, but they took the time to explain the more complicated aspects of trust law in a way that I found easy to understand."

Sam & Pia

"My husband and I have worked with Davenports Law for many years. In both our personal and trust affairs, the staff have always been very professional, knowledgeable, friendly and approachable. It is our pleasure to highly recommend Davenports Law to anyone looking for a proficient, skilled, up-to-date law firm."

Natalie Turner

"Jeremy and the team at davenports are always willing to go the extra mile.Very friendly and professional"

Callan and Hallie Good