Our Services

At Patel Nand Legal, we provide a wide range of legal services, that includes but are not limited to, the following areas and specialisations:





It may seem simple, yet business and commercial law are two areas of legal practice that have so many overlapping issues that it requires sound advice based on significant experience in these fields, extreme care and diligence, and the ability to deal with multiple complex issues at the same time.

We have proven experience and expertise in this area having provided our clients with exceptional practical advice on legal matters relating to their businesses for many years. These involved small-medium businesses to large complex multi-company structures.

Our expertise in this field covers:

  • Sale, acquisition and merger of business
  • Business structures & restructuring and Trading Trusts
  • Due diligence and business risk assessment
  • Sale & purchase of commercial property
  • Commercial property management services
  • Leases
  • Trademarks & Intellectual property
  • Formation of companies, limited liability partnerships and Joint ventures
  • Shareholder agreements, dispute resolution, etc.





We have a very dedicated and experienced team who will take care of all legal matters relating to the sale and/or purchase of commercial or residential property.

Our expertise and services in this field covers:

  • Sale & purchase agreements of residential and commercial properties
  • Sub-divisions and property development
  • Banking & finance advice
  • Due diligence
  • Advice on preferred ownership structures (eg. LTC, Trusts, and types of individual ownership structures)
  • Any other matters relating to property generally





When it comes to immigration services, we put ourselves in our client’s position and understand how important it is and what it means to them and their families. No matter how small or how complex the case, we pride ourselves in taking the challenge to represent our clients on any immigration matters.

Our Partner in-charge of immigration services has more than 29 years of experience in this field and has been actively involved as a founding member of the Immigration/Refugee Law sub-committee. We have a long list of satisfied clients now residing in New Zealand because we care for them.

We have experienced solicitors in our team who are dedicated to immigration servies and deal with:

  • Visitors Visas
  • Student Visas
  • Work Visas
  • Employer accreditation
  • Skilled migration
  • Residency Visas
  • Business, Entrepreneur & Investor migration
  • Section 61 applications
  • Ministerial special directions
  • Immigration Protection Tribunal matters
  • Judicial review & appeals to higher Courts
  • Refugee Law
  • Citizenships





We work closely with our clients and provide best advice on how to plan, manage and protect their hard-earned assets so that they are looked after during their lifetime and their families are taken care of after their demise. We encourage our clients to carefully consider these very important matters while they are still in a position to do so during the early stage of their lives.

Our expertise includes:

  • Wills
  • Family Trusts
  • Advice on Asset Protection and Estate Planning
  • Investment Trusts
  • Trustee services
  • Enduring Power of Attorney (EPAs)
  • Memorandum of Wishes
  • Gifting
  • Probates and Letters of Administration





Undeniably, breakdown in personal relationships and family related issues is one of the causes of some of the most difficult crisis and distress we can face in life. It not only affects the immediate spouse or partner but can have far reaching effects on other loving relationships such as innocent children, parents, etc.

It takes great compassion and sympathy, competence and effective advice to manage and resolve family related issues to the satisfaction of all parties concerned. We take this very personally and we have proven experience and expertise in this field having closely worked with our clients with exceptional practical and legal advice on many difficult circumstances.

Our expertise and services in this field includes:

  • Relationship property division
  • Divorce and dissolution of marriage
  • Separation and spousal maintenance
  • Domestic violence
  • Access, custody and child support
  • Adoption
  • Court orders
  • Any other family related legal matters





We believe a harmonious Employer-Employee relationship based on mutual trust, respect and accountability is critical and necessary for the success of both parties’ objectives. To achieve this, both the Employer and the Employee needs to be fully aware of the various complex legislation, regulations, and in-house policies & procedures governing such relationships and their respective rights to avoid any unpleasant conflict situations.

At Patel Nand Legal, we have successfully advised, resolved and averted many employment related problems for our clients saving them time, anxiety and unnecessary costs.

Our proven experience and expertise in this field includes:

  • Employer and Employee services
  • Drafting of Employment Agreements
  • Providing advice on Employment Agreements and job offers
  • Tailor-made employment agreements
  • Holiday entitlements
  • Advice on personal grievances, restraint of trade
  • Redundancy and disciplinary processes
  • Performance issues and ongoing monitoring
  • Immigration advice for non-resident employment relationships & compliance
  • Representation in Mediation, Employment Relations Authority (ERA) and Employment Court
  • Any other employment related legal matters




Our other areas of legal expertise include:

  • Litigation (criminal & civil) & alternate dispute resolution
  • Debt recovery
  • Drink & drive and limited license applications
  • Liquor licensing
  • Food licenses
  • etc.