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.

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

5 FAQs about Separation/Divorce

30 January 2017 | Debbie Dunbar

Who gets to stay in the house?

There is no black and white answer to this question. Typically this is worked out by agreement.

A number of factors come into play including whether there are children, any difference in income between partners and...

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Overseas Property Investments - what you need to know
14 January 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Looking to buy a family home in New Zealand? Updates to the Overseas Investment Act 2005 have changed the way overseas persons are able to purchase...

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Merger - Morrison Kent Rotorua
4 January 2019 | Morrison Kent

East Brewster Lawyers based in Rotorua have joined forces with Morrison Kent Wellington to build on the core value of developing strong communities in the...

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Social Media Helping to Identify Assets and Wealth Following Separation
20 December 2018 | Debbie Dunbar

Social Media is increasingly becoming a tool to help identify assets and wealth following a separation. When it comes to dividing property at the end of a...

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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.