For all your legal needs: Pier Law

A merger with Strowan Law means that long-established Christchurch firm Pier Law can now provide a wider range of legal services to its clients.     The firm takes pride in having a team of widely experienced, helpful and approachable staff who place value on quality client service. “We talk your language,” says Managing Director […]

Grounds, grievances & good faith: Saunders & Co

With a rise in media articles heralding large pay-outs for dismissed employees (even if they failed a drug test, lied to their employer, or some equally prickly issue), you may be wondering, can employers ever get it right? The law holds employers to a high standard and not meeting this standard can be a costly […]

A feminine perspective: Anderson Lloyd

Law truly is an awesome profession! So says litigator Charlotte Houghton, a new partner at Anderson Lloyd.     A member of the firm’s Christchurch-based litigation team, Charlotte recently became a partner shortly after a 12-month parental leave break with her second son. Her promotion (together with the appointment of three other female partners in […]

Moves in life and law: Pegasus Bay Law

Movement and changes in our lives often come with a legal aspect, now there’s a personal move coming up for one of the directors of Pegasus Law, Pam Wheeler, who’s stepping back from her role and into her next phase.     Pam is retiring after seven years, but she will continue to be closely […]

Honesty, Integrity, Experience: Fern Law

Despite our best efforts, life isn’t always smooth sailing. Fern Law aims to help you through life’s stressful times with the right advice and support. Specialists in property law and conveyancing, family law and immigration – the team have you covered.   Property Law and Conveyancing Buying or selling a house is a stressful time. […]

Solving the people puzzle: Anderson Lloyd

People, and problems – or more specifically, helping the former solve the latter – is what drew Ashley-Jayne (AJ) Lodge to law. The employment law specialist has recently joined Anderson Lloyd’s Christchurch office as a partner, and tells Metropol how she navigates the complexities of the field.     Employment law is the intersection of […]

Empathy earns confidence: Pegasus Bay Law

“Her empathy with clients is impressive at a time when they may be under a great deal of stress and grief,” says Pam Wheeler and Robyn Loversidge, directors of Pegasus Bay Law. They are referring to their firm’s Associate, Angela MacMillan, and her work in Estates Management, a very important aspect of the law practice’s […]

Practising with purpose: Godfreys Law

Ensuring people are protected for their future – whether that’s buying an earthquake damaged home, preparing their will and powers of attorney, or moving into a retirement home – is what drives Christchurch lawyer Shona Senior.   My advice for young women coming into law now would be to choose a firm which is the […]

The Trusts Act 2019: Saunders & Co Lawyers

How upcoming changes will affect your family trust. If you have a family trust or act as a trustee, you should be aware of the changes to trust law which are set to come into effect in January 2021. Saunders & Co Lawyers Associate, Charlotte Grimshaw fills us in on the changes and what they […]

Law firm promotions

Pegasus Bay Law is pleased to announce that Anneliese Muldoon and Jess Voysey have been promoted to Associates within the firm. Anneliese is an experienced solicitor who is based in the Kaiapoi office where she is available to assist with the sale and purchase of homes and businesses, as well as your will, enduring powers […]