Exceptional legal service. Friendly approachable people.


For all life’s matters, the team at Gifford Devine have your back. Since 1896, our lawyers have been providing straight-talking, practical advice and advocacy to people, families and businesses in Hawke’s Bay.

As your legal champions, we’ll serve you as a trusted adviser, listen to your needs, offer plain English advice, and find a solution to get you the best possible outcome.

We have the expertise to identify potential legal issues, to help you make important decisions, and to realise your goals. We’re your legal champions for all reasons and at all stages of life.

Latest News

The rising popularity of limited partnerships

Limited partnerships are becoming an increasingly popular business structure for venture capital and private equity firms looking to enter the New Zealand market.


Streamlining overseas investment and consenting processes

Five new class exemptions recently announced by the Overseas Investment Office are changing the way it goes about its business.