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.

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.

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.

News

Johnston Lawrence Merged with Morrison Kent

Exciting News - Johnston Lawrence Merger

1 August 2019 | Morrison Kent

Morrison Kent has always focused on how we can provide our clients with better service. We have consistently demonstrated our forward-thinking, and fast-moving approach aimed at providing the best service, in the best timeframe and for the best...

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The Golden Rule - Love Thy Neighbour
21 August 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Owning land is a fundamental part of the quintessential Kiwi dream. We want to be the king of our own castle. There is a common belief that we (within the...

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How urgent? Waitangi Tribunal application for an urgent inquiry
14 August 2019 | Sophie Dawe

There are times when the Crown or its agents do things, fail to do things, or make decisions which breach the rights of Māori under Te Tiriti o Waitangi....

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Hapū Rangatiratanga or Large Natural Grouping: Negotiating Treaty of Waitangi Settlements
6 August 2019 | Bryan Gilling

It is widely accepted that hapū - not iwi were the primary vehicles of Māori political organisation at the time of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi....

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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.