Commercial & Employment

Making law understandable.

Davenports Harbour Lawyers is a medium-sized law firm based on the North Shore of Auckland.


Davenports Harbour Lawyers is an innovative and client-focused firm which operates with the purpose of making law understandable.  We care about our clients, what they go through and make sure that they are looked after.  We build longstanding relationships with our clients, and work collaboratively with them to understand their issues and ensure they receive the best possible solutions that are actionable and useful.


Davenports Harbour specialises in commercial law, trust law, property law and employment law, and has expert teams operating in each of these areas.  The firm’s employees are professional, reliable and have a wealth of knowledge in their fields.


  1. Commercial Law: Our commercial team understands how business works in New Zealand and we are focused on practical and workable solutions for your business.
  2. Employment Law: We provide a broad range of employment law services and are focused on providing strategic, pragmatic and cost-effective advice to clients.
  3. Property Law: Our property law team has extensive experience in all forms of property transactions whether private residential or commercial and from first home buyers through to property investors.  We are involved in a range of subdivisions and the preparation of complex easements, covenants, encumbrances, and various other title restrictions.
  4. Trust Law: Trust administration and review, tax planning, international trust/ tax haven structuring wills, powers of attorney and relationship property arrangements and agreements.