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 USSHER, Director
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.
Ussher Lawyers will be following best practise by only taking pre-booked appointments in our offices. Our everyday business transactions will remain the same as before, however to keep our staff and clients safe, we do ask that you assist us by adhering to sensible hygiene precautions when coming into our office. Please sign in on arrival, wear a facial covering and observe the recommended safe distancing measures. We ask that if you or someone you have had recent contact with are feeling unwell, are suffering from fever, cough, runny nose or flu like symptoms, or if you have any other reason for possible Covid19 related concern, please do not come and see us – please call us first to discuss your situation, so that we can reschedule or arrange an alternative method to meet. We really appreciate your cooperation.
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.
Natasha Ussher, Solicitor
Maria George, Registered Legal Executive
Kassie Philps, Legal Executive
From Left: Michael, Kassie, Maria, and Natasha
We see clients by pre-booked appointment only.
Whangamata Office: 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday.
Whitianga Office: 8.30am – 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Closed on Wednesday.