DLA Phillips Fox has a team dedicated to work with clients for all their private legal needs. We aim to be trusted business and personal advisers to our clients, and are renowned for our integrity and expertise.
We have a range of private clients with differing needs: from individuals with asset management requirements, through to well known entrepreneurs with complex asset protection demands. For all clients, our advice is insightful and value for money.
DLA Phillips Fox is a veteran in asset management, wills, and trusts. We help you protect and grow the assets you have fostered. DLA Phillips Fox has experience setting up, administering and unwinding trusts for New Zealand based and offshore parties. We also have unrivalled expertise in trust disputes and litigation as well as in providing expert litigation support.
As a group member firm of global business law firm DLA Piper, we are able to work alongside top legal representation in more than 30 jurisdictions.
DLA Phillips Fox has depth of capability in administering estates and managing property for clients under powers of attorney and court orders. We offer clients full service in management of their estates, probate, payment of creditors, distributions to beneficiaries and on-going estate management.
DLA Phillips Fox routinely works with our private clients to buy and sell properties and refinance home loans.
- Family trusts; trading trusts: set up, administration, windup
- Foreign Trusts: set up, administration, windup
- Charitable trust formation and management
- Trust related disputes and litigation; expert litigation support
- Personal asset management; asset ownership structuring and planning
- Retirement, inheritance and succession planning
- Relationship property advice; contracting out agreements, separation
- Powers of attorney
- Estate administration
- Refinancing; home loans
SMEs: Small and Medium Enterprises
DLA Phillips Fox has a dedicated, expert team working with smaller, privately owned and entrepreneurial businesses and their owners. We have capability in providing business and personal legal advice through this team. We get to know our clients’ needs and aspirations and their business activities in close detail and work with them to achieve their goals.
We help you ensure your business activities are structured for maximum efficiency and, at the same time, help you protect your assets.