A good lawyer-client relationship begins with good communication.

Helping you understand the law is an important part of what we do. We appreciate that the language of law isn’t always user-friendly. With us, you can expect communication that is effective and easy to understand.

Get exactly the expertise level you need – no more, no less.

We are very well resourced, which is a big advantage because it means we can offer you excellent value for money. In the legal profession, that means paying only for the level of expertise you need. Our philosophy is that long term client relationships are built on value.

Seeing what isn’t there, as well as what is.

Lawyers are not created equal; some are definitely better than others. At Morrison Kent, our hiring policy insists on better. This means our people consider the unseen as well as the obvious. It also means we have the experience to identify cost-effective and creative solutions.

The response you want in the time frame you require.

We understand that sometimes you need to move quickly. For this reason, we will make time available when you need it.

News

Employment Law - Morrison Kent Lawyers

Employment Legislation Update

9 September 2020 | Caroline Rieger

Along with all the legal questions arising out of New Zealand’s response to the global pandemic it has also been a busy time for new and proposed legislation that impacts employment law. This article provides a summary of some recent updates to...

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Who is entitled to be the administrator of an estate?
23 September 2020 | Jenny Lowe

In our recent article about applications for letters of administration de bonis non (which you can read here), we talked about who is entitled to apply to...

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Governance of a Māori Land Trust
10 September 2020 | Curtis Bidois

Prudent governance and leadership are essential. Ideally, Māori land trustees will work cohesively, with the interests of current and future generations of...

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COVID-19 - Update on Wage and Salary Obligations
3 September 2020 | Caroline Rieger

We recently published an article regarding the cases arising from legal questions about the payment of wages in the pandemic. We talked about our surprise,...

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Our expertise

Explore our areas of specialisation. If you don’t see what you need, or are not sure what you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and talk to us.

Who we work with

Individuals & families

We provide legal services for you and your family throughout all stages of life.

Small-to-medium businesses

Talk to us about service contracts, employment matters, company structuring, compliance, finance, sales and acquisitions, litigation and other areas of law related to business.

Large businesses & corporations

We can provide industry-specific legal services that support every aspect of your organisation.

Working with Iwi

Iwi

We assist iwi, hapu & whānau in all areas of law from Treaty claims to post-settlement structures,  Māori Land Court, business structures & land development, governance & everything in between.

Government

Morrison Kent acts for a number of government agencies and can provide advice to all areas of government, both local and central.

Contact our expert lawyers today for advice and guidance.

Need expert advice?

We can help. At Morrison Kent, our experts have the knowledge and expertise in a wide range of areas and you can expect clear communication and prompt action when needed.