Corban Revell is a cornerstone of the West Auckland community offering a broad range of legal services to businesses, organisations and private clients throughout New Zealand.
Technical excellence in the law and offering exceptional client service are core to all work we undertake. Our people are committed to advancing their legal expertise and knowledge to ensure clients enjoy the advantage of legal professionals who are leaders in their field.
The talents of our people are a source of pride and we know that people are key to our success. This includes our clients, our staff, our suppliers and our wider business and legal community.
If you would like to work with a team that prizes technical excellence, dedication and hard work please contact us, we look forward to meeting you.
John Kahukiwa, Managing Partner
Lisa Roberts, Partner
Frank Chan, Senior Associate
Mark Tolich, Senior Consultant
Our legal expertise includes: Banking and Finance, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Employment, Environmental Law,Family, Māori Business and Governance, Property, Relationship Property, Resource Management Treaty of Waitangi Claims Trusts and Legal Entities,Wills Estates and Asset Protection.
News and Events
Rachel Nightingale - Corban Revell’s talented litigation lawyer Rachel Nightingale has just been admitted to the bar. Rachel works across two high performing teams at Corban Revell; the family team with Mark Tolich and the litigation team with Peri Hoskins and Craig Orton. Rachel completed her law degree in 2016 and already has impressive experience advising clients in a… Continue reading Rachel Nightingale Congratulations, Judge Goodwin - Former Managing Partner of Corban Revell, Alan Goodwin has been appointed a District Court judge. We congratulate Alan on his appointment. Alan was a key member of the Corban Revell legal team from 1995 to 2011. He joined the firm’s family team in 1995 and soon became partner, leading the firm’s successful family team and… Continue reading Congratulations, Judge Goodwin KiwiBuild, what you need to know. - The KiwiBuild programme: What do first home buyers and building developers need to know? KiwiBuild is a government programme that aims to deliver 100,000 affordable, quality homes for first home buyers over the next 10 years. Around 50,000 of these homes will be in Auckland. To implement this ambitious programme, the government will work with… Continue reading KiwiBuild, what you need to know. Family Dispute Resolution Service - We can advise clients on the government's new Family Dispute Resolution Service for Care of Children matters. If you meet certain eligibility criteria, this service will be at no cost to you.
Recruiting Overseas Workers. - Options for Employers recruiting overseas workers: Becoming an Accredited Employer There are a range of options for those wishing to employ skilled workers from overseas. If your business has an ongoing need for skilled workers, you could either obtain an Accredited Employer status from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) or request for an Approval in Principle to streamline a seemingly… Continue reading Recruiting Overseas Workers. Debt Recovery - Recovering an unpaid debt can be a very frustrating and overwhelming process. There are a variety of ways to recover an unpaid debt, but without a doubt, clients will want the most efficient and effective option available to them. Our experienced team can provide assistance by investigating the debt, explaining the options available and tailoring… Continue reading Debt Recovery Estate Planning is for Everyone - From time to time articles in periodicals or magazines set out the advantages of estate planning through the use of wills and/or family trusts. These advantages are generally summarised as ensuring that your heirs receive their intended entitlements after you have passed on and that your assets are protected while you are alive. However these… Continue reading Estate Planning is for Everyone Enduring Powers of Attorney - Updated August 2018 ENDURING POWERS OF ATTORNEY PERSONAL CARE AND WELFARE & PROPERTY There are two types of Enduring Powers of Attorney (commonly referred to as EPA’s). Property: This covers assets, including money. The donor can choose to have this EPA take effect upon signing or choose for it not to take effect until the donor… Continue reading Enduring Powers of Attorney AML/CFT Act - New Zealand law firms must have systems in place to conduct customer due diligence (CDD) for both existing existing clients and new client. Corban Revell will need to verify identity, address and in some cases source of wealth and source of funds of new and existing clients. Thinking of Retiring? - Retirement, is it in the one year plan, the five year plan or the thirty year plan?
While everyone has their own unique set of circumstances we have seen the most also have one thing in common – the desire to ensure the assets they have built up during their working lives are protected in retirement and preserved for future generations.