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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
Meet The Team

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

Call 021 329 371

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.

Jordan Jarman

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

Sandra Loveday

Sandra Loveday

Sandra is a senior Legal Executive with experience across residential, rural, trust and general property matters.

Angela Ingrosso

Angela joins us with more than 30 years' experience working in the legal arena in different parts of New Zealand and on the Sunshine Coast.

Susan Cousins

Susan is our Practice Manager, and as such is responsible for the administration of the office and trust account.
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News & Views

30 November 2021
Rushed credit legislation leads to new lending requirements

From Wednesday 1 December, banks, finance companies and their customers will face new obligations and paperwork as changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act come into effect. Among other requirements, before lending money, lenders will need to: ​​make specific inquiries about the borrower’s needs and objectives, to help ensure the credit product is suitable make specific […]

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13 September 2021
Buying or selling residential property during COVID-19

Does COVID-19 need to put a stop to your residential property dreams? Not necessarily. While COVID and lockdowns can stop plenty of things, they don’t stop property sales and purchases. However, they can limit things. For example: At level 4, you’re unable to move house, except under extreme circumstances. Conveyancing and real estate work can […]

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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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Christchurch Central 8011
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