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Legal Services

Barristers, Solicitors and Notary Public

Property Law & Conveyancing

We’re not exaggerating when we say we’re well-known locally for our expertise in property law and conveyancing. It really brings us joy to help property owners with their commercial and residential property conveyancing! Property law can be tricky but it’s an area we know extremely well. Between our experienced lawyers and legal executives, we’ve probably come across every curly question and fish hook so we can help you avoid the issues that might trip others up.


At Shanahans Law, we have plenty experience in handling Wills. The estate planning and administration services we offer are designed to give you peace of mind and to protect your assets. We aim to ensure those assets are received by the people you want them to go to when you pass away.

Commercial Leases

We can provide advice and help you make the correct decisions if you have (or need) a commercial lease, either as a tenant or as a landlord. We have negotiated leases for hundreds of businesses and landlords (big and small)… Contact us before you put pen to paper on that lease agreement!

Enduring Power of Attorney

An enduring power of attorney (EPA) is a legal document that sets out who can take care of your personal or financial matters if you cannot.


A trust is a way legally protecting some or all of your assets, for yourself, your family or others. We can help you can put different assets into your trust, including your family home. We often provide assistance and support for clients looking to create family trusts.


We can help you with the administration of an estate or making a claim against an estate. Our team is always caring but we act with extra compassion with these services.

Separation & Divorce

Ending a relationship? We can assist you by guiding you through the separation and divorce process in an empathetic way at a difficult time in your life. We recognise that separation or divorce is more than just dividing assets; we aim for solutions that let people get on with their lives.


A prenuptial agreement, often called a contracting-out agreement in NZ, records how relationship property will be split if you separate or if your marriage, de facto relationship or civil union ends. If you are unsure whether you need a prenuptial agreement, give us a call and we can advise on how to best protect you in a confidential and practical manner.

Notary Public

We are registered notaries, authorised to officially witness signatures on legal documents, collect sworn statements, administer oaths, and certify the authenticity of legal documents for use overseas. We can verify there was a legal presence when documents are signed and guarantee confidentiality.

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