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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.

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.

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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.