LLB • Auckland
Richard specialises in private client work. He has had a great deal of experience in private legal practice together with in-house legal and management roles in trust companies.
He advises on all areas of succession planning and asset protection.
Richard is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP); the Estate and Tax Planning Council; the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Disciplinary Panel; and the Auckland District Law Society Trust Law Committee.
Richard is also the convenor of the New Zealand Law Society Auckland Standards Committee No. 4.
Establishment, administration, review, resettlement, variations and vesting.
Complex drafting and advice.
Complex applications for grants of probate and letters of administration for both New Zealand and foreign wills.
Powers of Attorney
Enduring, general and specific.
Advice on occupation right agreements.
Advice on eligibility for government subsidies and government loans.
Estate and Succession Planning
Identifying clients’ needs and putting required documentation in place to control and distribute assets.