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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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Prenuptial agreements allow you to create your own arrangements about what should happen to your relationship property should the relationship end in separation.

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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

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

Grant Smith

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

Sydney Austin

Sydney specialises in commercial litigation in the areas of insurance, insolvency, contractual and property disputes.

Savannah Carter, Canterbury Legal

Savannah Carter

Savannah Carter complements and strengthens our team in the areas of civil litigation, employment law and resource management.

Jordan Jarman

Jordan takes a down-to-earth approach in breaking down the complexities of legal issues, providing clients with quality, tailored advice.

Barbara Davey

Barbara is a senior legal executive with vast experience in many areas of law. She prides herself on providing our clients quality service.
Meet the full team

News & Views

25 June 2021
Can building contractors be employees?

A recent Employment Court case has shown that even if a builder is considered a contractor, in reality, they might be an employee.

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25 June 2021
Fair Pay Agreements on the horizon

The Government is introducing Fair Pay Agreements, and as one commentator puts it, it could be “the biggest shake-up in the employment sector for decades.”

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2 June 2021
Changes for succession law afoot

Succession law, which governs who your property might pass to upon your death, is likely up for some big changes, following a Law Commission review and recommendations.

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2 June 2021
Law Commission recommends updates to DNA forensic analysis law

The law governing forensic DNA analysis was passed in 1995. Now it might be time to see changes in how it's used for legal purposes.

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Christchurch Central 8011
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