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 Lawyers, our hiring policy insists on better. This means our lawyers consider the unseen as well as the obvious. 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.

Our expertise

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

Who we work with

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Individuals & families

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

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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.

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Large businesses & corporations

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

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

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


Morrison Kent & SARNZ

SARNZ announces new partnership with Morrison Kent Lawyers

20 April 2023 | Morrison Kent

Morrison Kent and SARNZ are thrilled to announce that Morrison Kent has joined the SARNZ Partnership group.  In a year that has already seen significant economic change, multiple unprecedented weather events and updates to the law, SARNZ identified a gap...

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Winter is coming – along with sick leave and associated complications!
18 May 2023 | Tess von Dadelszen

Winter is coming – along with sick leave and associated complications! 


With the colder months upon us, sickness and associated impacts on workplaces...

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Why you might need a contracting out agreement
27 April 2023 | Olivia Lynch

Commonly known as a “pre-nuptial” or “pre-nup”, a contracting out agreement can be a saving grace in the unfortunate event that you and your...

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Employee Vs Contractor: The ongoing “status” debate and delay in legislative update
13 April 2023 | Tess von Dadelszen

The employee vs contractor debate has been a hot topic for years, and that does not look set to change in the near future. 

The Government has repeatedly...

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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.