With the increased alert by the government to level 3 from 24 March and level 4 from 11:59pm on 25 March we have implemented our remote work plan. All our staff are able to work remotely and many have already started to do so. Direct lines will be diverted to cellphones from 24 March. See our latest updates here.
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, Senior Partner
Mark Tolich, Senior Consultant
Frank Chan, Senior Associate
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.
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Uniting Against Covid-19 - There are many ways New Zealanders can make a difference in the fight against Covid-19. From staying home and maintaining social distancing to working in our supermarkets or essential medical and social services. Amongst the Corban Revell whānau we even have people using their 3D printers to create protective face shields. One of the whānau… Continue reading Uniting Against Covid-19 Level 4 Alert – Update 1 - With the updated guidance today we can advise as follows: Corban Revell Lawyers will be working remotely until Level 4 is downgraded to Level 3 or lower. We know a lot of you are in the same position. You can still ring our main line, direct lines and mobiles if you need assistance (when the… Continue reading Level 4 Alert – Update 1 Covid-19 Update 2 - With the increased alert by the government to level 3 from 24 March, we have implemented our remote work plan. All our staff are able to work remotely and many will start to do so from tomorrow. Direct lines will be diverted to cellphones from 24 March. You will still reach us by phone, email… Continue reading Covid-19 Update 2 Covid-19 Update - An update to Corban Revell’s response to Covid-19 Corban Revell will be making daily decisions as to whether to open the office during Monday to Friday, or for our staff to work from home, from 23 March 2020 based on the alert system announced by the government this weekend. As a guide, while the alert… Continue reading Covid-19 Update 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.
Commercial Rent Break? - Can we take a break from paying our commercial rent during Covid-19 lockdown? The impact of COVID-19 and the unprecedented lockdown have created a lot of uncertainty in business. Non-essential businesses find themselves scrambling to find ways to make ends meet. Many tenants, in particular, are finding they are unable to pay their lease rental… Continue reading Commercial Rent Break? 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