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.

What is the role of an attorney appointed under an enduring power of attorney?

Friday, 20 June, 2014
Author: Jillene Peters

When a person appoints an attorney under an enduring power of attorney (“EPA”), the person appointing the attorney must be advised by a lawyer or registered legal executive on the terms and implications of the power of attorney document. There is no requirement for the attorney to receive such advice before he or she signs the power of attorney document. However, it is important that an attorney knows and understands what he or she is taking on when agreeing to be appointed an attorney under an EPA.

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Property law – useful terms

Monday, 16 June, 2014
Author: Annette Edwards

This article provides an explanation of some of the commonly used terms in property law.

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The Harkness Henry Lecture by Sir Geoffrey Palmer

Monday, 10 March, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Harkness Henry Lecture is confirmed for Wednesday, 10 September and will be held at the Academy of Performing Arts, Waikato University

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