Running a business, big or small, can be rewarding but also presents various challenges and risks. Morrison Kent’s commercial law specialists have the knowledge and experience to guide you through those challenges with confidence while minimising the risk. You can rely on fast turnaround times, excellent advice and proactive legal services.

Protecting your business interests

Your underlying business structure needs to be sound and your interests protected at all stages of a business transaction. We work to understand your business in order to tailor solutions that meet your specific needs. Our commercial lawyers have experience and knowledge spanning a range of industries and specialisations, we work closely with you to share that knowledge to your advantage.

You can rely on our fast turnaround times and be sure that we will provide you with a consistent key point of contact to enable a simplified decision making and communication process. We focus on solutions for your business and provide industry specific advice that meets your long term strategies and value drivers.

Areas of Specialisation

Within each of the specialist areas shown here, our experts will listen to your needs, explain the law and legal processes in plain language and consider practical cost effective solutions to meet your business needs.

Banking & Finance

Corporate Governance

Business Structures

Commercial Contracts

Mergers & Aquisitions


Capital Markets, Private Equity and Venture Capital

Media & Entertainment

International Trade

Business News

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22 August 2017 | Jamie Nunns

So you’re looking for new premises.  Where do you start?  What do you need to think about?  What happens once you’ve signed the documents the agent gave you?  What are your obligations?

We are often asked by clients to check or prepare their new...

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Lifestyles of the rich and the famous - Life Rights Agreements
15 March 2018 | Rochelle Cooney

With the rise of “celebrity”, where anyone with a smartphone and internet access can command a legion of followers, producers may wish to capitalise on...

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Landlords and Bodies Corporate need to do more to comply with asbestos regulations from 4 April
26 February 2018 | Matthew Whimp

From 4 April 2018, the transitional savings provisions in the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 will end, and PBCUs (Persons Conducting...

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Immigrating to New Zealand - The Investor Categories
13 July 2017 | Shehan Gunatunga

New Zealand’s investor migrant policy has proven to be extremely successful since its inception, with approximately $5 billion in funds invested and...

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