At Hamertons we pride ourselves in being able to meet a wide variety of legal needs. We have experienced staff ready to meet all of your legal needs in the following areas:

Commercial Law

Are you about to buy a business and want advice on the due diligence process, the Agreement for Sale and Purchase, an appropriate ownership structure, the guarantee that the bank and the landlord are asking for and the matters that need to be agreed upon with your business partner from the outset? 

Criminal Law

Got your self into a spot of bother?  Having the right Lawyer can dramatically affect the outcome of your criminal case.  Hamertons Lawyers offers a comprehensive criminal law service and can assist you with all of your criminal litigation needs. 

Employment Law

Hamertons Lawyers offers a comprehensive employment advisory service to both employers and employees. We can assist you with any employment law issue that may arise. 


When a person dies, their assets, such as their house and bank accounts, must be dealt with.  The assets or property of a person who has died are known as their Estate. 

Family Law

Whether you need help with matters relating to your children’s care, dividing your relationship property, domestic violence, child youth and family involvement, child support issues, adoption, relocation or family protection (challenging Wills), our Family Lawyers can help you.  We accept legal aid clients and have a team member to assist you with every problem.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our litigation team can assist you in all dispute resolution processes to achieve the result you want in a prompt and professional matter.

Māori Land

We offer advice in dealing with aspects of the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 including dealing with Māori land, incorporations and trusts and appearances in the Māori Land Court.

Mental Health

Are you or someone you love the subject of a Compulsory Treatment Order Application? 

Property Law

Hamertons Lawyers offers comprehensive property and conveyancing advice to clients. Whether buying, selling, leasing, subdividing, developing, building or renting, our experienced team of lawyers and legal executives will ensure your property transaction runs smoothly and efficiently.

Relationship Property

Are you starting a new relationship and bringing assets into that relationship which you want to protect?  Our team can assist you to do so with a Contracting Out Agreement.

Rural Law

Hamertons Lawyers offer a comprehensive rural law service to farmers, orchardists and foresters.

Trusts and Asset Protection

Companies, Trusts and individuals can find their assets threatened by unexpected changes in circumstances. These changes often give rise to diverse and complex legal issues. Many of the problems normally encountered, however, can be circumvented or minimised through the use of trusts and other asset protection mechanisms if structured correctly.  Hamertons Lawyers provides a comprehensive trust and asset protection and estate planning service for clients.