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.

Influencing the development of district plans

Wednesday, 7 October, 2015
Author: Robert Davies

Participating in a council’s district plan development process is the only way to influence outcomes and need not be expensive. This article outlines the process councils go through when reviewing district plans and comments on the useful role court-assisted mediation plays in securing beneficial changes once appeals have been filed.

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Negotiations via email – A legally binding contract??

Friday, 11 September, 2015
Author: Greg Thomas

Despite their informal nature, emails can create binding obligations.

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