COVID-19 virus: As a result of the Covid-19 situation, Mackenzie Elvin Law has invoked its business continuity plan.

UPDATE: From Wednesday 8 September 2021 the Mackenzie Elvin offices will be open, in accordance with the Government’s Level 2 Protocols. Mackenzie Elvin staff, Lawyers and Administration will be operating from home and the office, and we expect there will be little to no disruption to anyone who wishes to contact us.

We will keep you updated with any change to this position and advise you accordingly. Mackenzie Elvin Law is committed to containing the spread of this virus, which will in turn hopefully ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff, our families, and our clients.

We will get through this together.



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Mackenzie Elvin Law expands its new generation of partners

Mackenzie Elvin Law welcomes Jason Bywater-Lutman to the partnership, making a seven-strong team. The appointment confirms the firm’s commitment to building a strong intergenerational practice. Jason is passionate about helping Bay of Plenty locals achieve the best legal solutions possible in his areas of speciality – property, development, construction and wider commercial law.

Announcement of New Partners

Graeme, Marcus, Fiona and Tom are very pleased to announce that Rebecca Savage and Thomas Refoy-Butler have been made partners, effective 1 January 2021.

Acorn Foundation Wills Month

Mackenzie Elvin Law is proud to be supporting the 2020 Acorn Foundation Wills Month this September.  During September, we will be waiving the fee for a simple change to an existing Will for clients who would like to include a bequest, however big or small, to the Acorn Foundation.  To find out more about the great work that the Acorn Foundation does for our community visit

COVID-19 Business Advisory Support

The Government has recently injected another $40 million into the Regional Business Advisory Fund! If you have a small or medium sized business which has been impacted by Covid-19, you may qualify for funding to help pay for advisory services to ensure your business remains viable. 

Expert Legal Advice During Covid-19, is on us.

We’re living in unprecedented times.  Which is why as lawyers, we are offering free legal advice to all New Zealanders in relation to Covid-19. At Mackenzie Elvin Law, we have swerved our focus so we can give the best legal help and advice to all Kiwis during this unique time.  Just like you, we’ve been at home.  But we can still help, and stand by you.