Property Law

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Property Law Solicitors

Are you buying or selling residential property in New Zealand? There will be a number of complex legal matters you have to deal with. At Carlile Dowling, our experienced team of conveyancers and property lawyers can help make the process stress-free and protect one of your biggest financial investments.

Whether you’re buying, selling, leasing, investing, subdividing or transferring a title, you can benefit from the extensive experience and expertise of our team. We have a thorough understanding of property law in New Zealand and will ensure your interests are not lost in red tape or compromised during the negotiation process.


Property transactions can be time-consuming and stressful. Navigating property laws and regulations and dealing with the appropriate paperwork to complete the transaction seamlessly takes skill as well as time and patience. We can help with:

  • Buying or selling a home or other property
  • Commercial & industrial property leasing
  • Subdivisions
  • Property development
  • Finance  and security arrangements
  •  Residential tenancies
  • Retirement accommodation, occupation, licences and licenses to occupy

Our experienced property lawyers assist owner-occupiers and investors to meet their legal obligations and settle their property transaction properly and on time. This includes everything from looking after your dealings with banks, Housing New Zealand and Kiwisaver providers to your dealings with other parties to the transaction are dealt with smoothly and efficiently.

Rural Property

Our property lawyers can help you with rural property transactions including:

  • Buying and selling rural property
  • Due diligence
  • Easements
  • Forestry rights and other forestry related issues
  • Livestock bailments
  • Rural leases
  • Subdivisions

Rural property transactions require good quality due diligence to minimise risks. This may include checking easements, forestry rights, give and take boundaries, leases, water supply arrangements, resource consents, Emmissions Trading Scheme, obligations; access arrangements. We can help guide you through these checks.

Contact Our Property Law Solicitors Today

If you need help with buying, selling, leasing, financing, or managing your property, consult the property law solicitors at Carlile Dowling. Our team has provided trusted legal advice for more than 130 years regarding property as well as family law, immigration, employment law, commercial law and more.

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

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