Harkness Henry, specialist lawyers based in Hamilton

Our partners and lawyers provide specialist advice throughout New Zealand.

Harkness Henry is recognised as a leading law firm, located centrally in Hamilton.

We are a firm of specialists. Our clients receive advice from experts in their fields, not general practitioners. We recruit, invest in and retain talented people to support this approach.

Our lawyers specialise in one or more of the following areas:

We provide our clients with practical solutions to legal and commercial problems.

Legal Capacity

Monday, 16 November, 2015
Author: Jillene Peters

When you make a will or enduring powers of attorney, or when you revoke enduring powers of attorney, you must be mentally capable at the time of signing the document or documents in order that the documents are valid. This article looks at what it means to be “mentally capable”, for the purposes of making a will or revoking or making enduring powers of attorney.

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Purchasing an apartment? You should read this article

Tuesday, 3 November, 2015
Author: Annette Edwards

If you are considering purchasing an apartment or a unit which is built on the same piece of land as other units, then it is probable that the title to the property will be a “unit title”. This article explains what a unit title is and issues to be aware of when purchasing a unit title.

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