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This is a list of lawyers who present themselves as available to work as locums. This list does not constitute an endorsement from the New Zealand Law Society. It is up to prospective employers to complete their due diligence as to the suitability of individuals for employment.


Aherne, Teresa

7 Sheridan Lane, Freemans Bay , Auckland 1011
Phone: +64 21 357 076
Email: teresa@ahernelegal.co.nz

Region: Auckland, or available online/remotely for any area of the country

Areas of expertise: Civil Litigation, In-house Counsel, Insurance
Year of admission: 2008
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? No


Brydone, Douglas

1/33 Tawhiri Road, One Tree Hill, Auckland
Phone: +64 9 634 8152

Region: Auckland, Waikato Bay of Plenty, Northland

Areas of expertise: Residential & commercial conveyancing, small business trusts and estates
Year of admission: 1970
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Butler, Peter

19 Waitui Grove, Mount Maunganui 3116
Phone: +64 7 575 6892

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: General practice (no Court work), small business, residential, subdivisions, wills and trusts
Year of admission: 1971
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Ching, Barry

76 Clear View Lane, RD 5, Rangiora 7475
Phone: +64 27 283 2322
Email: barry@clearviewlegal.nz

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: Property, conveyancing, elder law, estates, relationship property, small business, business development, practice management
Year of admission: 1978
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Cockcroft, Gavin

229 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622
Phone: +64 9 489 8626
Email: gavin@cockcroftlaw.co.nz

Region: Auckland

Areas of expertise: commercial & business, commercial & residential conveyancing, employment (not estates, litigation, trusts), family (not litigation)
Year of admission: 1975
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Cowan, Jason

Ground Floor, 6 Hazeldean Road, Christchurch, 8024
Phone: +64 3 366 8818
Email: jason@acelegal.nz

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: Company and commercial law, Property, Trusts and Estates, Rural Law, Relationship Property
Year of admission: 1994
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Davies, Detlef

Phone: +64 9 407 3874
Email: detlefdavies@yahoo.com

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: Administrative/Public, Bank/Finance, Company/Commercial, In-house counsel, Lending Activities, Property, Resource Management, Rural Law, Trusts and Estates
Year of admission: 2003 (New Zealand)
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Gates, Dennis

Phone: +64 27 4760 215
Email: djgateslocum@gmail.com

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: family, financial advising, lending activities, property, selling real estate, trusts and estates, general practice (excluding litigation)
Year of admission: 1980
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Gilbert, Oliver

76 The Crescent, Roseneath, Wellington 6011
Phone: +64 9 160 151

Region: Flexible, depending on time required

Areas of expertise: estates, property (commercial and residential), relationship property, small business, superannuation, trusts, wills
Year of admission: 1971
Practice on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Jones, Peter

Level 27, PWC Tower, 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010
Phone: +64 9 363 2735
Email: aucklaw@gmail.com

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: general, adjudication, arbitration, business & advisory, conciliation, international trade & investment, land & property, FAMINZ, FANZCN, FCIArb, Not. Pub.
Year of admission: 1975
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Miller, Peter

153 Mellons Bay Road, Howick 2014
Phone: +64 9 534 5350
Email: pmiller@nznet.gen.nz

Region: Any area

Areas of expertise: All areas except litigation
Year of admission: 1963
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Noonan, Lisa

473 West Coast Road, RD1, Warkworth 0981
Phone: +64 9 422 5209
Email: lisa@ljlegal.co.nz

Region: Auckland, North Auckland

Areas of expertise: entertainment & media, film & television copyright & production advice, intellectual property
Year of admission: 2001
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? No


Ogles, Kevin

85 Waterside Crescent, Gulf Harbour, Auckland 0930
Phone: +64 21 985 982
Email: kevin@kevinogleslaw.co.nz

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: Property, Conveyancing, Commercial & Business, Trusts, Estates, Employment, Relationship Property
Year of admission: 1984
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Pahl, Dennis

6 Harkin Close, Bethlehem, Tauranga 3110
Phone: +64 27 413 4791
Email: dennis.pahl2014@gmail.com

Region: New Zealand

Areas of expertise: company/commercial (buying & selling businesses, incl. leases), estates, trusts & wills, practice management, property & conveyancing, property relationship agreements, rural law.
Year of admission: 1975
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Roughan, David

PO Box 4333, Kamo 0141
Phone: +64 9 434 7581

Region: Auckland, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu, Waikato Bay of Plenty, Wairarapa

Areas of expertise: estates, mortgages, property law, trusts, wills
Year of admission: 1972
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Rowell, Kelly

Phone: +64 9 813 6860
Email: kelly@kellyrowell.co.nz

Region: Auckland , Hamilton

Areas of expertise: Employment, Mediation
Year of admission: 1999
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? No


Ruane, Craig

PO Box 13257, Armagh Street, Christchurch 8141
Phone: +64 3 366 3458
Email: craig.ruane@gmail.com

Region: Any area

Areas of expertise: general litigation - criminal (civil, coroners, military, prosecution & defence)
Year of admission: 1980
Practise on own account? Barrister
Trust account supervisor? No


Stone, David

24 Meiklejohn Way, Omaha
Mobile: +64 27 4909 188
Phone: +64 3 438 9653 or +64 9 422 4915
Email: david@stone.org.nz

Region: Flexible depending on location

Areas of expertise: Notary Public and TEP. General practice (no Court work), wills and estates, estate and succession planning, trusts, wealth protection, law for business, elder law, employment, general finance, mediation, general property, relationship property.

Year of admission: 1974
Practise on own account? Yes
Trust account supervisor? Yes


Townshend, Andrew

100A Maxwell Road Blenheim 7201
Phone: +64 3 578 0442
Email: townsh2@xtra.co.nz

Region: Any area

Areas of expertise: company/commercial, lending activities, property, rural law, trusts and estates
Year of admission: 1979
Practise on own account? Available upon request
Trust account supervisor? No

Last updated on the 8th January 2019