Rural


Our team has a wealth of experience in farm purchases, sales, financing, leases and related matters such as Fonterra shares and structures of ownership to maximise asset protection, while providing flexibility and control.

We understand the specific needs of rural clients and the many issues affecting farmers and the necessity for their lawyers to have a real appreciation of the rural sector. Our experienced farming professionals are conversant in a wide range of rural matters and are able to give specialist advice to all farmers.

Our rural services include:
  • Sharemilking agreements
  • Partnerships
  • Structures, including company formation and trusts
  • Asset protection
  • Tax planning
  • Resource consents and resource management matters
  • Accident compensation (ACC)
  • Dairy company shares
  • Financing arrangements
  • Grazing or cropping agreements
  • Rural conveyancing, including sales and purchases
  • Leases and licences to occupy
  • Employment agreements
  • Environmental issues
  • Occupational health and safety issues
  • Syndications and equity agreements
  • Relationship property agreements
  • Resolving property disputes following a separation


Call us on 03 374 2547 for more information, or contact us by e-mail.


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