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Govett Quilliam
1 Dawson Street
Private Bag 2013
DX NP90056
New Plymouth Central
New Plymouth 4342  

Phone (06) 768-3700
Fax (06) 768-3701
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Govett Quilliam is the largest, longest established, full-service law firm based in Taranaki. We deliver innovative, leading edge legal services to our clients both locally and nationwide.

It is fundamental to the strategic vision of Govett Quilliam that we retain, nurture and develop a broad and diverse range of high quality legal skills so that we are able to assist our clients, whatever their legal needs may be.

We understand the immediate and longer term implications of every legal solution we deliver.   We help our clients understand what they need to know, not what they want to hear.

Our specialist practice areas are explained in further detail on our Expertise Pages. The Expertise Pages are not an exhaustive list however of the skills and experience within our team. Other areas of law we specialise in include:

  • Accident Compensation (ACC)
  • Adoption
  • Asset Protection and Succession Planning
  • Banking
  • Business Setup
  • Civil Litigation
  • Climate Change
  • Company and Corporate Advisory
  • Consumer Protection
  • Conveyancing
  • Construction Law
  • Contractual Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Custody
  • Deeds
  • Debt Collection
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Emissions Trading
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Environmental
  • Energy
  • Estates
  • Fair Trading
  • Farming
  • Finance
  • Fisheries
  • Franchises
  • Forestry
  • Health and Medical
  • Hire Purchase
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investments
  • Landlord and Tenant Leases
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Matrimonial Property
  • Maori Land Law
  • Neighbours & Nuisance
  • Oil and gas prospecting, exploration and production
  • Partnership & Joint Ventures
  • Personal Grievance
  • Privacy Act
  • Public Law and Policy
  • Tax and Taxation Returns
  • Transport and Traffic
  • Trusts
  • Wills

If you require assistance with a legal issue and it is not referred to on one of our Expertise Pages, please contact us and we will be able to direct you to the appropriate specialist. 


We retain, nurture and develop a broad and diverse range of high quality legal skills