Our office is open, and we are following Government guidelines to ensure we keep both you and our team safe.

If you are not fully vaccinated, we are unable to hold face-to-face meetings with you and will instead arrange meetings with you by telephone or video call. On arrival to the office, we will sight and scan your Vaccine Pass.
All meetings with our team members must be scheduled in advance. We are limiting the number of clients at our office to ensure physical distancing.
Please scan in and wear a face covering. We have disposable face masks if you need them, and manual contact tracing is available.
We ask that you respect the members of our team who are taking the necessary precautions and following the required Government guidelines to help us all stay well.

 

Bramwell Bate provide corporate and commercial
legal services and advice to a broad range
of businesses throughout Hawke's Bay.

From company formations through to their liquidation we can help ensure that your business complies with company law.

We ensure your company is adequately protected from insolvent customers through appropriate terms of trade and PPSR security, and that your business relationships are properly documented.

We are specialists the following areas:

General

  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Commercial contracts
  • Company incorporation
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Partnership formation
  • Joint ventures
  • Ensuring compliance with all government and local body requirements
  • Licensing and franchising
  • Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) registration and searches

Company

  • Formations
  • PPSR
  • Liquidations
  • Insolvency
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Tailored Constitutions

Commercial

  • Business sales and purchases
  • Partnership agreements
  • Leases and tenancies
  • Trademarks, copyright and the protection of intellectual property
  • Franchising and licensing agreements
  • Purchases and administration
  • Banking and financing transactions including all aspects of lending security work
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Construction contracts
  • Terms of trade

Our legal experts in this area:

Edward Bostock

Director

Edward Bostock

Contact Edward

Quentin Johnston

Consultant

Quentin Johnston

Contact Quentin

Kevin Osborne

Director

Kevin Osborne

Contact Kevin

Roger Philip

Director

Roger Philip

Contact Roger

Christine-Symes

Managing Director

Christine Symes

Contact Christine

Leah McHardy

Director

Leah McHardy

Contact Leah

Jane Howden

Senior Associate

Jane Howden

Contact Jane

Anna Bernie

Associate

Anna Bernie

Contact Anna