Ussher Lawyers
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About Us

COVID-19 Response & Our Hours

Ussher Lawyers is a boutique law firm servicing the entire Thames Coromandel, Waikato and Bay of Plenty region and beyond. We service a diverse clientele based locally, nationally and internationally.

We specialise in personal and real property law. This includes residential,commercial and rural conveyancing, business sales and acquisitions, subdivisions and cross-lease matters, easements, financing, wills, estates, relationship property, enduring powers of attorney and more.

Formed in 2007 (originally as Coromandel Law but in March, 2014 rebranding as Ussher Lawyers) by Michael Ussher, Ussher Lawyers Limited has undergone rapid growth with offices now located in both Whangamata and Whitianga.

The team at both Ussher Lawyers offices are professional and personable, and will be sure to handle your work with utmost care, confidence and competence.


Michael has been practicing law since 2002 and has considerable experience working on a wide range of legal matters. Michael has experience as a senior solicitor within one of New Zealand’s top 5 law firms in Auckland, as well as at a medium-sized law firm in Tauranga. Michael also has practical experience in owning and operating a successful small business in Whangamata.

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Covid-19 Information

In compliance with recent Government restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 “Lockdown”, Ussher Lawyers are working remotely until further notice.

Please rest assured we are still able to carry out certain legal services on your behalf via digital means such as Skype, Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts or other video-conferencing applications.

Property purchases, sales, and refinancing

We can complete property purchases, sales and re-financing for you. LINZ (Land Information New Zealand) is still operating. You should download Skype, Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts or any other video-conferencing application. Ideally you should have access to a printer so that you can print and sign the necessary documents in front of us and then scan them back to us. We will witness your signature via one of these applications. If you don’t have a printer and scanner get in contact and we can arrange alternatives. There are plenty available.

Wills, Estates, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Affidavits and Statutory Declarations

There are ways that we can achieve all of these lawfully  within the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 “Lockdown”. However, the methods are all more cumbersome and onerous than usual. If you need any of these completed please get in touch.

Existing contracts

Contacting us

Should you need to contact us you can reach us on 07 865 8824. You will be diverted to our cell-phones by selecting the extension number of the person you need to talk to.

This is an unsettling and uncertain time for all New Zealanders but it is reassuring to know that we are all taking the best measures possible in order to contain the COVID-19 virus.  Take extra care of yourselves, your friends and families and we look forward to resuming normal practice and meeting with you face to face once again soon.

Kia kaha,

The team at Ussher Lawyers





Ussher Lawyers can advise and assist you on borrowing and security structures. We make it easy to change from Bank to Bank.


Estate planning and personal wealth protection involves making informed decisions,with careful planning to protect your hard earned assets by minimising exposure to creditors, relationship property claims, and challenges against your estate. Will drafting is becoming more and more complex and we don’t believe you should draft them without seeing your lawyer.

Ussher Lawyers can assist you with all aspects of estate planning and administration including drafting wills and appointing powers of attorney, as well as establishing and managing family trusts.


Ussher Lawyers can assist in ensuring the internal governance of your company is maximising the limited liability advantages offered by the Companies Act 1993. Ussher Lawyers can also assist you with company incorporation and administration, shareholders agreements, sale and purchase of businesses including drafting agreements and conducting due diligence investigations, ongoing internal governance issues and procedures and protecting the relationship between shareholders and directors.


Contact Details

Michael Ussher, Director
021 734 848

Natasha Ussher, Solicitor

Maria George, Legal Executive

Kassie Philps, Legal Secretary

Maddie Airey, Receptionist

Jo Jensen, Trust Accounting

Ussher Lawyers Team 130319 (3)

From left:Maddie, Jo, Maria, Kassie, Natasha & Michael

Whangamata Office

First Floor
604 Port Road
P O Box 419
P: 07 865 8824
F: 07 865 8837

Whitianga Office

Suite 11
33- 35 Albert Street
P O Box 292
P: 07 866 2270
F: 07 866 2470

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Our General Terms of Engagement