Attorneys List by Region

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David Shanahan & Associates
PO Box 1801, Whangarei
Ph +64 9 430 0674
Fax +64 9 430 0758
Specialties: Specialties: Civil Litigation, Commercial, Conveyancing, Debt, Family, Inc Societies, Insurance, Relationship Property, Property, Treaty Of Waitangi, Trusts Estates Wills, Welfare.

Allison J. Adams
Barrister
3 Motutara Drive, Rangiputa, Northland
P O Box 373, Mangonui, Northland 0442
Ph +64 21 613 463
Fax +64 9 307 6504
Email: allison@divorcelawyernz.com
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Estates

You Taek Choi
Y T Choi Lawyers
P O Box 7443, Wellesley Street, Auckland
Unit A, Level 11, 17 Albert Street, Auckland
Ph +64 9 337 0777
Fax +64 9 337 0775
Email: youtaek.choi@ytchoilawyers.com
Specialties: Family Law, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Immigration. Languages include Korean, Japanese, Spanish.

Marie Dyhrberg QC
PO Box 47867, Ponsonby, Auckland
Ph +64 9 360 4550
Fax +64 9 360 8434
Email: maried@mariedyhrberg.co.nz
Specialties: Criminal and Traffic

Bruce D. Gray QC
Barrister
Shortland Chambers, 70 Shortland Street, Auckland
P O Box 4338, Auckland
Ph +64 9 307 9811
Fax +64 9 307 1572
Email: bdgray@shortlandchambers.co.nz

Colin S. Henry
Libertas Chambers
P O Box 616, Orewa, Auckland 0946
1/233 Dairy Flat Highway, Albany Village, Auckland
Ph +64 9 415 4447
Fax +64 9 415 4442
Email: chenry.barrister@xtra.co.nz
Specialties: Insurance, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections, Contracts, Taxes, Government relations, Immigration. Languages include French, and Spanish.

Barrie P. Hopkins
Turner Hopkins
416 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622
P O Box 33 237, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
Ph +64 9 486 2169
Fax +64 9 489 9612 / +64 9 486 2160
Email: barrieh@ihug.co.nz or barrie@turnerhopkins.co.nz
Specialties: Family Law, Marriage/Divorce, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Aeronautical/Maritime, Estates.
Turner Hopkins’ legal services cover all types of law.

Mark Manhire
Manhire and Associates
P O Box 144 Shortland Street, Auckland 1140
Ph +64 9 360 7535
Mob 021 686 867
Email: enquiries@manhireassociates.co.nz
Website: www.manhireassociates.co.nz
Specialties: New Zealand Immigration Law including urgent visa applications, Criminal defence, Drink drive, Notary Public.

Ron Mansfield
22 Lorne Street, Auckland 1010
P O Box 2674, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140
Ph +64 9 304 1627
Fax +64 9 368 4473
Mob 021 606 127 / 021 373 734
Specialties: Accident Injury, Criminal, Defamation, Fisheries, Health, Human Rights, Medical, Military, Sports, Traffic

Norris Echetebu Law – New Zealand based U.S. Business
Level 2, Axis Building
91 St Georges Bay Road
Suite 8, Parnell
Auckland 1052

Phone: 64 9 889 2602
Fax: 64 9 353 1735
Mobile: 64 21 717 353
Email: info@nz-uslegal.co.nz
Website: www.nz-uslegal.co.nz
Specialities: Simple Divorces, Commercial/Business Law, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Damages, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Foreign Claims, Immigration, Family Law, Foreign Investments, Insurance, Estates, Government Relations.

Gregory J. Thwaite B.A. LL.B. (Hons), LL.M. (Harvard)
Level 7, Suite 2, 300 Queen Street, Auckland 1010
P O Box 6239, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141
Ph +64 9 379 8550
Fax +64 9 379 8449
Mob 027 422 0411
Email: gthwaite@iprolink.co.nz

Specialties: Litigation, Arbitration, Commercial/Business Law, Civil Law, Contracts, Corporations, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Collections, Damages, Aeronautical/Maritime, Foreign Claims, Government relations, Family Law, Parental Child Abduction. Languages include German, French, and Spanish.

Hasan Taufiq Choudhury
Barrister & Solicitor (NZ)
Attorney at Law (NY)
Level 1, 31 East Tamaki Road Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025 New Zealand
PO Box 23445, Hunters Corner Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025 New Zealand
Ph: +64 220 887 920
Fax: +64 9 279 9419
Email: Taufiq@legalassociates.co.nz
Website: www.legalassociates.co.nz
Speciality: U.S. and New Zealand Immigration. Languages include Russian.

Donald F. C. Fuller
c/- Daniell Associates
23A Horomatangi Street, Taupo 3330
PO Box 1058, Taupo 3351
Ph +64 7 377 0703
Fax +64 7 377 8838
Email: dfuller@daniellassociates.co.nz
Specialties: Family Law including Parenting Applications (Day-to-Day Care (Custody) and Contact (Access)), Relationship Property, Hague Convention as to civil aspects of child abduction

Norris Ward McKinnon
Level 7 Norris Ward McKinnon House, 711 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204
Private Bag 3098, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240
Ph: +64 7 834 6000
Fax: +64 7 834 6100
Email: lawyers@nwm.co.nz
www.nwm.co.nz

Martin John Bradley
Email: martin.bradley@nwm.co.nz
Specialties: Family Law

Douglas Clemens
O’Sullivan Clemens Lawyers
1181 Arawa St, Rotorua 3010
P O Box 646, Rotorua 3040
Ph: +64 7 347 9479
Fax: +64 7 347 7000
Email: d.clemens@osc.co.nz
Specialties: Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Estates, Taxes, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents

Graham M. Cowley
Langley Twigg
66 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier
P O Box 446, Napier 4140
Ph +64 6 835 8939
Fax +64 6 835 3712
Email: graham.cowley@langleytwigg.co.nz
Specialties: Commercial Law, Company Restructuring, Trusts and Asset Planning.

Barry J. Henderson
Nolans
Level 1, Treble Court, 180 Palmerston Road, Gisborne
P O Box 1141, Gisborne
Ph +64 6 867 1209
Fax +64 6 867 9835
Email: barryh@nolans.co.nz
Specialties: Rural & Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Conveyancing, Succession Planning and General Conveyancing. Barry J. Henderson is a Notary Public.

Bruce A. Stewart
Loughnans Solicitors
Herrick House, 14 Victoria Ave, Palmerston North 4410
P O Box 1257, Palmerston North 4440
Ph +64 6 356 4960
Fax +64 6 356 2118
Email: b.stewart@loughnans.co.nz
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Labor Relations

Francis R. Twiss
F. R. Twiss & Co.
248 Broadway, Marton 4710
P O Box 113, Marton 4741
Ph +64 6 327 6569
Fax +64 6 327 6568
Email: frt@frtwiss.co.nz
Specialties: Marriage/Divorce, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Collections, Contracts, Estates, Taxes

Gillespie Young Watson
PO Box 30940, Lower Hutt 5040
45 Knights Road, Westfield Tower
Ph +64 4 569 3997
Fax +64 4 569 3933
Email: jayoung@gywlaw.co.nz

Christopher M. Rickit
Rickit Law
P.O. Box 10 981, The Terrace, Wellington 6143
38 Waring Taylor Street, Wellington
Ph +64 4 472 1124
Fax +64 4 499 6059
Email: chris@rickitlaw.co.nz
www.rickitlaw.co.nz
Specialties: Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Marketing Agreements, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Estates.

Warwick Deuchrass
Anderson Lloyd Lawyers
Private Bag 1959, Dunedin 9054
Otago House, Cnr Moray Place and Princes Street, Dunedin 9016
Ph +64 3 477 3973
Fax +64 3 477 3184
Email: warwick.deuchrass@andersonlloyd.co.nz
Specialties: Commercial Law

David W.R. Dew
Dew and Company Limited
Richmond Court, 4 Richmond Street, Blenheim 7201
P O Box 889, Blenheim 7240
Ph +64 3 577 8858
Fax +64 3 577 8780
Email: david@dewco.co.nz
Specialties: Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Civil Law, Damages, Government Relations, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Aeronautical/Maritime, Estates, Taxes

Layburn Hodgins
Level 1, 47 Montreal Street
Christchurch
Ph +64 3 366 2332
Fax +64 3 366 3143
Email: layburn@layburn.co.nz
Specialties: Immigration, Employment, Buying and Selling Houses, Family Law

Peter William Hutt
Tripp Rolleston & Co
251 Stafford Street, Timaru
Ph +64 3 684 3079
Fax +64 3 688 4983
Email: peter@tripprolleston.co.nz
Specialties: Commercial and Residential Conveyancing, Trusts, Wills, Estates

Alexa Luzania
Luzania Law Limited
P O Box 33 040, Barrington Mall, Christchurch 8244
12 Purau Terrace, Cashmere, Christchurch 8022
Ph +64 21 605 124
Email: alexa@luzanialaw.com
Specialties: U.S. Federal Tax, NY State Law, International Estate and Tax Planning

Brian S. Palliser
Hill, Lee & Scott
P O Box 79243, Avonhead,Christchurch 8446
36 Sir William Pickering Drive, Burnside, Christchurch 8053
Ph +64 3 379 7780
Fax +64 3 379 0392
Email: b.palliser@hlslegal.co.nz
Specialties: Family Law, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Collections, Commercial L aw, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Estates, Taxes, Government Relations, Auto/Accidents

Pitt & Moore
P.O. Box 42, Nelson
Ph +64 3 548 8349
Fax +64 3 546 9153
Email: mail@pittandmoore.co.nz
Specialties: Commercial, Employment, Property, Family & Court Work, Resource Management, Immigration

Oliver M Roberts – Partner
Duncan Cotterill Lawyers
P.O.Box 5
Christchurch 8140
1 Sir William Pickering Drive
Burnside
Christchurch 8053
Ph +64 3 379 2430
Fax +64 3 379 7097
Email: oliver.roberts@duncancotterill.com
Specialties: Commercial, Corporate and Business Law

Anthony J. Shaw
Timpany Walton
P O Box 240, Timaru 7940
11 Strathallan Street, Timaru
Ph +64 3 687 7126
Fax +64 3 688 8037
Email: tonys@timpanywalton.co.nz
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Narcotics, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Estates, Taxes, Labor Relations, Auto/Accidents

Graeme Todd
GTodd Law
P O Box 124, Queenstown 9348
36 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300
Ph +64 3 441 2743
Fax +64 3 441 2976
Email: graeme@gtoddlaw.com
Specialties: Property, Overseas Investment, Resource Management/Environmental Law

Mark Williams
Lane Neave Lawyers
P O Box 2331, Christchurch 8140
Level 2, 179 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013
Ph +64 3 379 3720
Email: mark.williams@laneneave.co.nz
Specialties: Foreign Investment, Immigration

Queenstown Office
Level 1, Te Ahi, 13 Camp Street, Queenstown 9300

Rarotonga

Tim Arnold P.C.
P.O. Box 486, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Ph +682 23 569
Fax +682 23 568
Email: goloco@steamshed.co.ck
Specialties: General Practice in all areas

Bret Gibson
Gibson’s Law P.C.
P O Box 144, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Clarke’s Building, Parekura Place, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Ph +682 24 828
Fax +682 21 828
Email: law@gibson.co.ck
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Aeronautical/Maritime, Foreign Claims, Estates, Taxes, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

Anthony M. Manarangi
1st Floor Browns Building, Main Rd, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Ph +682 23 840
Fax +684 23 343
Email: tony2@attorney.co.ck
Specialties: Litigation, Trusts, Offshore Tax Haven/Financial Center, Entities, Ship Registration

Samoa

Jason Annandale
Schuster Betham Annandale
P O Box 6421, Apia, Samoa
Ground Floor, Peter Andrew Meredith Building, Tamaligi, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 29291
Fax +685 29263
Email: jason@schusterannandale.com
Specialties: Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investment, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Damages, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Aeronautical/Maritime, Foreign Claims, Estates, Taxes, Labor Relations.

Mareva Betham-Annandale
Schuster Betham Annandale
P O Box 6421, Apia, Samoa
Ground Floor, Peter Andrew Meredith Building, Tamaligi, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 29291
Fax +685 29263
Email: mareva@schusterannandale.com
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investment, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Damages, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration.

Jerry James S. Brunt
Brunt Lawyers
P O Box 197, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 30627
Email: bruntlawyers@ipasifika.net
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Estates, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

Clarke Ey Lawyers
Barristers & Solicitors
Level 1, Lotemau Centre, Matafele, Apia
Samoa
Ph +685 28012 / +685 28013
Fax +685 28014
Email: clarke@clarkelawyers.net or ey@clarkelawyers.net

Drake & Co
Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries
P O Box 757, Apia, Samoa
Level 2, Chandra House, Convent Street, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 24280 / 20025
Fax +685 4370 / 23253
Email: murrary@drakelawsamoa.com, ruby@drakelawsamoa.com, kirstin@drakelawsamoa.com
Specialties: Banking, Commercial & Corporate, Conveyancing, Immigration, Land, Taxation, Estates, Trusts, Insurance, Offshore Finance Centre Matters, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Debt Collection, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Land, General Practice, Estates Family Law

Patrick Fepulea’i
Fepulea’I Law
P O Box 2288, Apia, Samoa
Falealili Street, Malifa, Samoa
Ph +685 20417
Fax +685 23048
Email: fepuleai@lesamoa.net
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Marriage/Divorce, Commercial/Business Law, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Estates, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

Fotu Hoglund
Vaai & Hoglund
P O Box 3278, Apia, Samoa
Fonofou Street, Fugalei, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 20545
Fax +685 24103
Email: fotu@hotmail.com
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Marriage/Divorce, Banking/Financial, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporations, Estates, Labor Relations, Auto/Accidents.

Kruse Enari & Barlow
P O Box 2029, Apia, Samoa
Level 2, NPF Building, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 21895 / 22234
Fax +685 21407
Email: dhkruse@keblgal.ws or enarilaw@keblegal.ws

Matafeo George Latu
Latu Lawyers
P O Box 3619, Apia, Samoa
Beach Road, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 30363
Fax +685 30365
Email: latu@latulaw.com
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Aeronautical/Maritime, Foreign Claims, Estates, Taxes, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

Taulapapa Brenda Heather-Latu
Latu Lawyers
P O Box 3619, Apia, Samoa
Beach Road, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 30363
Fax +685 30365
Email: heather-latu@latulaw.com or latu@latulaw.com
Specialties: Family Law, Adoptions, Child Custody, Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection, Marriage/Divorce, Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments, Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Aeronautical/Maritime, Foreign Claims, Estates, Taxes, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

Meredith Law Office
P O Box 2357, Apia, Samoa
Level 2, Meredith House, Savalalo, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 24235 / 26927
Fax +685 23773
Email: malaw@ipasifika.net
Richard’s Law Firm
Barrister & Solicitor
P O Box 95, Apia, Samoa
Vaigaga One Stop Building Vaigaga, Airport Road, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 23545 / 22322
Fax +685 26978
Email: ricardo.rtf@lesamoa.net
Specialties: Commercial/Business Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Estates, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.

Raymond Schuster
Schuster Betham Annandale
P O Box 6421, Apia, Samoa
Ground Floor, Peter Andrew Meredith Building, Tamaligi, Apia, Samoa
Ph +685 29291
Fax +685 29263
Email: raymond@schusterannandale.com
Specialties: Commercial/Business Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Narcotics, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Estates, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration, Auto/Accidents.