| Expertise

Legal advice and representation to the Crown

Cherie Clarke is the Crown Solicitor for New Plymouth. She leads a team of 6 lawyers who prosecute for the Crown and Government departments in the Courts of Taranaki.

Family law and relationship property

Alan and his team are involved in all aspects of family law with a particular emphasis on relationship property and estate litigation. He is also a senior lawyer for children, is experienced in Hague Convention abduction matters and acts for subjects and parties in applications under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act.

Civil Litigation

We have lawyers with over 20 years experience in civil litigation. We can act for you in your personal or business disputes in tribunals and Courts. We have expertise in conducting urgent litigation in all forums.

Employment disputes

If you are an employer or employee with a personal grievance or other employment dispute, we have lawyers with experience in mediation, the Employment Relations Authority and the Employment Court.

Professional Disciplinary

Our experienced advocates will assist you with any legal problem you may have with your professional body. We have lawyers experienced in appearing before tribunals throughout New Zealand. Our partners have sat on professional disciplinary tribunals. We have particular expertise in medico-legal issues.

Opinions and advice

Our team of talented lawyers provide daily advice on a wide range of legal issues including: Statutes, Regulations, Court decisions, Privacy and information issues, Club and organisation rules, constitutions and decisions

Mediation & Arbitration

As expert litigators we know how to find practical, cost effective solutions to disputes. Our trained mediators have previous experience both as mediators and counsel advising parties in mediation.