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We're a good group of Christchurch lawyers that've helped people in Canterbury and New Zealand since 1991.

These days we provide legal services for just about any legal issue you'll have. Our team has the experience and know-how to give you the support and advice you need.

Whether it's business, property, subdivisions, employment, investments, risk management, asset protection, family matters, trusts or buying your first home, our Christchurch lawyers will give you the answers, and we'll make sure you've asked all the right questions.

We’ve built a lot. You’ve built a lot. Now together, let’s pave the way for your future.
Clive, Grant and the 
Canterbury Legal Team
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First home buyers: get your free 15 minute consultation with Ang

Looking to buy your first home? Let's make it as easy as possible. Our legal executive Angela Ingrosso is here to answer your questions and get you on the right path to making that purchase. Contact her for a free 15 minute consultation.

"You have been so helpful throughout what has been a very long and stressful process and we really appreciate all your efforts!" - first home buyers Alice and Jack, on their experience with Angela

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Our Christchurch Legal Services

Personal Law

Let's make sure that you and your family are protected. Wills, trusts, relationship property, estates and powers and attorney and more.

Property Law

Whether you're moving into a new home or building your property or construction empire, we're there to help.

Business Law

We've got the experience , acumen and insight to help you achieve your business goals and protect your intellectual property.

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Our Team of Christchurch Lawyers

Clive Cousins Christchurch Lawyer

Clive Cousins

Clive advises clients on asset protection and business structures as an integral part of their business activities.
Grant Smith Christchurch Lawyer

Grant Smith

Grant enjoys working alongside his clients and prides himself on his ability to respond promptly to a variety of situations.
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Terena Te Whaiti

Terena is a litigation lawyer with wide experience in matters such as debt recovery, building disputes, employment matters and estates.
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Callum McPetrie

Callum is one of our property and commercial specialists. He joined us in 2023.
Meet the full team

News & Views

16 November 2023
Could your family home be the subject of a capital gains tax by stealth?

If you have been keeping a close ear to the pulse of recent media reports, you may have noticed the so-called "bright-line test" that taxes the gains on the sale of residential property, getting some increased airtime.  So what is all this about?  According to a recent Inland Revenue draft interpretation statement on the bright-line […]

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16 November 2023
Understanding the pitfalls of New Zealand's fifth largest lender

Here is an interesting one. Do you know who New Zealand's 5th largest lender is for owner-occupiers? One that is estimated to lend out a whopping $22.6 billion in the last year alone, according to Consumer NZ? Here's a hint, it is not one of the large trans-Tasman banks! If you haven't guessed it yet, […]

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10 March 2023
Insurance advice for flood-affected homeowners after Cyclone Gabrielle

In the weeks since the Cyclone Gabrielle and the devastating floods in the North Island, residents are still coming to grips with the enormity of the event. It is, however, encouraging to see people starting to look forward and think about the way ahead. Part of that, of course, is insurance, which should be there […]

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22 November 2022
Incorporated Societies Act 2022 law changes: what you need to know

Do you help manage an incorporated society? If so, you’ll need to make a few changes to it in the coming years, thanks to the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022. Those changes include re-registering your society, with a constitution and processes compliant with the new Act. The good news: you have some time. The re-registration […]

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