At Marsden Woods Inskip Smith, we’re passionate about serving Northland and its people. MWIS lawyers have been providing sound legal advice to Northlanders since 1922, going above and beyond to deliver the best outcomes for you, your family and your business. Our lawyers are hand-picked for their expertise, but also for their close ties to Northland, so you can be sure of consistently excellent service from a legal team as committed to being here as you are.
How we help
Working with our team, you’ll benefit from an impressive depth and breadth of experience across legal services for businesses, individuals and Māori.
Our civil litigation lawyers have an exceptional track record in dispute resolution, including court proceedings within the High Court, District Court and various tribunals.
Getting the right legal advice is critical to the success of your business. Our commercial law team are renowned in Northland for their formidable expertise in this area.
With the increasing value of property in New Zealand and the growing complexity of property law, it pays to have expert property law advice and support to protect your interests.
Acting for both employers and employees, we offer solution-based advice based on our extensive knowledge of employment law, to help resolve workplace issues.
Before you make decisions about your future, let our family law team guide you towards a successful resolution, with compassionate advice based on a thorough understanding of your rights.
Trusts & Estates
Our trust and estate law team provide sound advice to help you order your affairs and protect your assets, ensuring the ones you choose benefit during your lifetime and after your death.
Providing expert advice and advocacy specifically for Māori, we ensure our clients - whether individuals or iwi - are well equipped to develop and protect their assets, land and people.
MWIS has held the office of the Crown Solicitor for Northland since 1971. Our Crown Law team prosecute a wide range of criminal offending in both the High and District Courts.
Covid-19 – A Message from MWISMonday 23 March, 2020
We are in the midst of challenging and extraordinary times given the COVID-19 situation. The Partners and staff of Marsden Woods Inskip Smith are conscious of ensuring that all our clients, their businesses and family are safe and supported. Our office at 122 Bank Street will be closed 4pm Wednesday in accordance with the Government […]
First Home Buyers – Where to start.Sunday 8 March, 2020
Buying your first home can be daunting. There is so much information to take in and so many people you need to talk to. Your legal provider is an invaluable resource to help you with all things related to the process. Often, legal professionals are not engaged until after people have signed a Sale and […]
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