Blenheim-based Wain & Naysmith is a full-service law firm, meaning we can advise or refer for advice, any legal matter.

We have particular strengths and experience in the areas of property, family, relationship and business law. NZ Law, a New Zealand association of independent law firms, keeps us abreast of best practice, legal systems and technology, and provides a broad reference.

  • Property Law

    • Buying or selling a house, farm, lifestyle block or vineyard
    • Land subdivision
    • KiwiSaver withdrawals for first home purchases
    • Housing New Zealand deposit subsidy arrangements
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  • Family Law

    • Advising you about relationship property law in New Zealand and how this applies to your circumstances
    • Relationship property agreements, wills, enduring powers of attorney (EPAs)
    • Lawyer for the child appointments, care of children matters
    • Second relationships
    • Adoption matters
    • Domestic violence matters, family protection
    • Mediation
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  • Wills, EPAs Trusts

    • Simple wills
    • Asset structures, setting up a family trust, tax planning (with your accountant)
    • Second relationships and the issues these raise
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  • Business law

    • Buying or selling a business. 
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Joint ventures
    • Commercial lease agreements
    • Business restructuring
    • Succession planning
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  • Elder Law

    • Protection as you get older
    • Wills and estate administration
    • Retirement village contracts
    • Granny-flats Loans to/from children
    • Equity-release mortgages
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