Commercial Law

Providing trusted legal advice for more than 130 years.

Commercial Law Solicitors

When it comes to business and commercial property, having the right legal knowledge and expertise is important. At Carlile Dowling, our experienced team understands that quality commercial law advice requires a sound knowledge of relevant laws as well as an understanding of the commercial reality and economic drivers involved in commercial legal matters. Here, our expertise, experience and sound judgement adds real value.


Whether you’re buying or selling a business, preparing for a commercial joint venture or need assistance with business structuring, incorporation and administration, our expert team can help. No matter what size or type your business is, we can provide the practical advice and assistance you need to succeed in New Zealand.

How We Can Help

Our team of commercial law experts can assist you in a variety of areas, including:

  • Business restructuring
  • Buying and selling a business
  • Company incorporation and administration
  • Commercial joint ventures
  • Commercial leases
  • Corporate financing and securities
  • Franchises
  • Licensing
  • Partnerships and syndications
  • Receivership and liquidation

We pride ourselves in providing intelligent, practical advice that is tailored to the individual needs of our clients. Let us take care of the legalities so you can focus on what’s most important – the day to day running of your business.

Buying or Selling a Business

Buying and selling businesses can be a complex and stressful matter. Our team is highly experienced when it comes to business law and can help make the process as smooth as possible. Whether the transaction is an asset sale or a share sale, we can assist in preparing, negotiating and completing the transaction.

Business Restructuring

Choosing the most appropriate business structure is one of the most important decisions you can make, affecting how you can operate, taxation and other matters. When businesses grow or change, their current business structure may no longer be appropriate. Our team can help you restructure your business to best meet your goals.

Contact Our Property Law Solicitors Today

If you need help with commercial property law and other business-related matters, consult the experts at Carlile Dowling. Our team includes commercial law experts as well as conveyancers and property lawyers and has provided trusted legal advice for more than 130 years regarding commercial law, family law, immigration, employment law and more.


Get in touch today by calling 06 835 7394 or contact us online.

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