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Expertise

The Value of Our Services

Argyle Welsh Finnigan is a leading law firm in Ashburton, the town servicing Mid-Canterbury, New Zealand. We aim to provide first class legal services when you need them. With more than one hundred years legal experience we are able to offer prompt and professional advice.

We offer services for Rural, Corporate & Commercial, Wills, Succession Planning & Trusts, Home Purchases & Sales, Relationship Property, Subdivisions, Employment and Notarisation.

If you require any further assistance, please contact us today.

Our Expertise

WE ARE HERE TO HELP RURAL NEW ZEALAND TO DO BUSINESS.

As a long-established law firm operating in New Zealand’s agricultural heartland, we have experience in all aspects of rural law; from farm sales and purchases, to syndicated rural investment, water permit transactions and farm succession planning. If it’s rural, we can handle it. We are here to help rural New Zealand do business.

Meet our Commercial and Rural Team

ARGYLE WELSH FINNIGAN REPRESENTS SOME OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES AND BUSINESS PEOPLE IN MID CANTERBURY. 

Many of these clients have been with us throughout the life of their business. During that time we have supported them grow significantly and expand, often into other parts of New Zealand, and in some instances across the world. We have been able to contribute to their success by providing these clients with first class corporate and commercial legal services.

Meet our Commercial and Rural Team

WE ARE BASED IN AN AREA THAT HAS SEEN SIGNIFICANT GROWTH OVER THE PAST 20 YEARS. 

A considerable amount of our time is spent assisting clients with their asset management to protect those assets and ensure they are applied according to our clients’ wishes, both during their lifetimes, and after they die. 

Our goal is to help our clients structure their affairs in a way that gives them peace of mind and confidence in the future.

Meet Our Estates, Wills and Trust Team

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THERE IS MORE TO TRANSACTING THE PURCHASE OF A HOME THAN MANY PEOPLE REALISE.  

At the same time we know that moving home can be one of the most stressful times in your life. Our goal is to handle your property sale or purchase invisibly. Generally, the only time you will hear from us on settlement day is when we call you to tell you that the keys are ready to pick up. When you receive them, you will be able to do so knowing that everything has been done correctly, from reviewing the LIM and title to the property, to keeping your bank happy. All you have to do is move in.

Meet our Conveyancing and Property Team

NEGOTIATING A CONTRACTING OUT AGREEMENT, OR A SEPARATION AGREEMENT, DEMANDS SENSITIVITY AND TRUST.

It is intensely personal, and often emotional work. Helping a couple establish themselves in a stable long-term relationship is rewarding. On the other hand handling a client’s breakup is never pleasant, but we always endeavour to help our clients through this difficult time as quickly and smoothly as possible. We realise that in all such cases, our clients need our 100% support and they get it, regardless of how difficult or stressful the situation may be.

Please feel free to contact us on 03 308 8228 today.

WE ACT FOR A NUMBER OF CLIENTS WHO HAVE CARRIED OUT LAND-MARK DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ASHBURTON AREA.

We have been able to offer them the legal services that mean the saleable product, the land title, is delivered as quickly and accurately as possible. We work closely with surveyors and engineers to ensure that the project is a success for our clients.

Meet our Conveyancing and Property Team

OUR SENIOR PARTNER, ALISTER ARGYLE, IS A NOTARY PUBLIC.

In this role as a Lawyer in New Zealand he is authorised by the Archbishop of Canterbury to officially witness signatures on overseas legal documents, and to take sworn statements, administer oaths and certify the authenticity of documents for overseas use.

When requiring notarisation services please contact Alister’s personal assistant Jenny Fletcher who will arrange a time for the matter to be dealt with for you. You will need to bring formal identification such as your passport or photo driver’s licence, together with originals of any documents to be sighted. Please also be aware that in some cases, documents once notarised will need to be sent to the Department of Internal Affairs in Wellington for authentication.

Meet our Notary Team

WE ADVISE BOTH EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES ON THE FULL SPECTRUM OF EMPLOYMENT LAW ISSUES INCLUDING RESTRUCTURING, REDUNDANCIES, RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT, EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT AND PERFORMANCE ISSUES.

We seek to address disputes quickly and cost-effectively. We help clients to apply the range of employment legislation to their businesses, including health and safety, privacy, parental leave, equal employment opportunities, and human rights laws. We believe it is important to never lose sight of the fact that we are dealing with people, not ‘transactions’.

Meet our Employment and Family Disputes Team

We understand that sometimes things don’t go as planned and the help of an experienced litigation and dispute resolution lawyer is required to get the result you want. We seek to address disputes quickly and cost-effectively for our clients. Whilst keeping the them informed and involved through-out the process.

Meet our Litigation and Disputes Team

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