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At Jacobs Florentine, we take pride in our extensive experience by offering a wide range of services to cater to your individual needs. Please read our brief descriptions of our services below. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions regarding our services. (06) 358 8129

Trust Law

Establishing and maintaining Trusts as mechanisms for succession planning and asset protection.

Housing / Property Transactions (Conveyancing)

Buying and selling residential property including first home Kiwisaver withdrawals, housing New Zealand Home-start Grants, Build Contracts and Refinancing.

Rural & Agribusiness Transactions

Buying and selling rural property. Advising farming families on succession planning to protect farming businesses.


Advising on and drafting Wills suited to individual needs and circumstances.

Business & Company Law

Advising on all aspects of business and company law including buying or selling a business and advising on Director/Shareholder duties and obligations.

Family Law

Care of children issues, parenting orders, guardianship issues, child support, domestic violence issues relating to protection orders. Adoption, paternity, Oranga Tamariki matters, care and contact arrangements. Legal aid and family legal aid services.

Employment Law

Preparing and advising on individual employment agreements, personal grievances, restructurings and redundancy, disciplinary issues, wage disputes, disputes over holidays, probationary and trial periods, discrimination, sexual and racial harassment, dismissal, employment mediation.


Estate administration including applications for probate and letters of administration. Advising family members and executors. Administering  the estate debts and assets.

Commercial Property Transactions

Buying, selling and leasing commercial property. Preparation drafting and advising on leases.

Commercial Law

Business structures, joint partnerships and ventures, agreements, insolvency, mergers and acquisitions. Franchising, competition and securities, IP financing, Terms of Trade, Trading Trusts and Company Incorporations.

Relationship Property Separation

Advising on relationship property agreements including separation agreements and contracting out agreements. Advising on all aspects relating to relationship breakdowns, separation and dissolution of marriage.

Elder Law

Advising on succession planning including wills, power of attorney, entering into rest home care, license to occupy and villages.


Assisting with changing banks including registering new mortgage and discharging old mortgage.


Court, family court matters, criminal matters including Traffic Offences and limited licences / work licence. Employment court matters, debt collection and recovery, high court matters, disputes and tenancy / landlord matters.