It all starts with people

Our strengths lie in our collective expertise and our relationships with our clients.

Partner
Marcus has practised law in Wellington, London and Tauranga for over thirty years. He specialises in advising business owners and...
Partner
Graeme has accumulated a wealth of experience over many years involvement in assisting clients with their legal and business needs. Graeme’...
Partner
Fiona is one of the leading family law specialists in New Zealand. A previous deputy chairperson of the Family Law Section of the New...
Partner
Tom joined Mackenzie Elvin in 2015 and became a partner of the firm in 2018. Tom specialises in general commercial work, commercial...
Associate
Rebecca is an Associate of Mackenzie Elvin specialising in family dispute resolution work. Her focus is primarily on relationship property...
Associate
John Wayne is an Associate of Mackenzie Elvin specialising in litigation (both civil and criminal) and employment. After graduating in 2008...
Senior Solicitor
Tinka is a Senior Solicitor at Mackenzie Elvin who joined the firm at the beginning of 2018. Tinka specialises in property and commercial...
Solicitor
Duncan is a solicitor working primarily with John Wayne Howell in the litigation team. Duncan began his career working as a teacher aide in...
Solicitor
Kathy is a solicitor at Mackenzie Elvin specialising in family law. Her particular expertise is in: Parenting Domestic violence Protection...
Registered Legal Executive
Anna is a registered Legal Executive and a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Legal Executives. She has over 15 years experience in law firms in...
Registered Legal Executive
Karen is a registered Legal Executive who has worked in legal firms in Hamilton, Matamata and Auckland. She has also had experience in...
Registered Legal Executive
Fran is a registered Legal Executive and a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Legal Executives. She has had over 20 years legal experience...
Registered Legal Executive
Lyn is a registered Legal Executive with many years experience in estate and trust administration, having worked for a trustee company for...

Latest updates

Tom Elvin joins Mackenzie Elvin Partnership

We are very pleased to announce that Tom has been made a partner of Mackenzie Elvin from 1 May.

Property

Taxes on the sale of your property? Extension of the Bright-line test to 5 years

It has long been the case that you must pay income tax if you originally purchased a property with the intention of on-sale.  The problem

Commercial

How the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act could affect you

From July, you may now be asked for information by your lawyer that previously you’ve only had to provide to banks and financial service