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Brent Kelly Law is a boutique law firm based in Te Awamutu. Serving our clients throughout the Waikato and beyond, we have a proven track record providing responsive, affordable and expert legal advice on a range of issues. We specialise in property law, commercial law, rural law, succession planning, elder law, trust and estate law. Working to understand you and your needs, we are with you every step of the way through your major life events. 

Why choose us?

Looking for a lawyer who goes beyond the books? Here are some reasons why our clients work with us. 

Knowledgeable team

Our knowledgeable team has depth and breadth of expertise across a number of disciplines and industries.  

Practical legal advice

We deliver easy-to-understand legal advice on a range of issues.  

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We're hiring - come and join our team as our new Trust Accountant

We are looking for an enthusiastic Trust Accountant with accounting experience or a legal background to head up our administration team and assist with the running of our office. You will be aRead more

Extended Easter Break

The Brent Kelly Law office will be closed for an extended Easter break.  We are closing 5 pm on Thursday 14th April and reopening 8.30 am Tuesday 26th April  If you have any queries, pleaseRead more

​Relocation runs smooth with Kathryn

With a family relocation to Auckland on the cards, Greg Caie engaged the help of Brent Kelly Law to assist with multiple property transactions.Read more

Helping your child into their first home

In this crazy property market, it’s pretty common to hear of the struggles people face in securing their first home. With an extremely competitive market, stricter lending criteria and colossalRead more

Tenacious Tina

With her recent promotion to Legal Secretary, we catch up with experienced administrator Tina Blackwell, who has been our front of house administrator for the past 5 years.Read more

1-in-10 Waikato Farmers not compliant with Council’s Effluent Management Requirements

The Waikato Regional Council is reminding farmers of their responsibility to manage their effluent in line with council regulations and says 1-in-10 farms do not have adequate infrastructure orRead more

Business as usual as Mark Davies becomes Consultant

Brent Kelly Law Director Mark Davies will step down as a Director at Brent Kelly Law, effective from Friday 1 October 2021. It will be business as usual, as Mark stays on as a consultant with theRead more

New legislation on property tax has been released

Proposed legislation has been released on property tax changes which were first announced on March 23rd 2021. The legislation will head to select committee and pass by next March as an amendment toRead more

A Family Affair

John Forlong lived a long and happy life, spending the last 35 years at his rural property in Pokuru. When he passed away, the Forlong / Te Brake family sought the help of Priya Takhar at Brent KellyRead more

Linda’s Legacy

Trust Account Administrator / Legal Secretary Linda Taylor has had a long and lustrous legal career. Known for her patient, calm demeanour, clients love to deal with her. As she steps back toRead more

Tenancy Law and Farm Landlords

Are you a farm owner providing accommodation to employees? Many farmers don’t realise they are legally obligated to comply with the Residential Tenancies Act 1986. In this blog, we recap the rulesRead more

What you need to know: Buying Property off the Plans

With residential land and housing in short supply, and an incredibly competitive housing market, buying a new home off the plans is becoming more and more common. Here we look at what you need toRead more

What are our clients saying?

“You've been with us through some key changes; selling our first home, purchasing another,
starting a family and setting up our wills, enduring power of attorney and family trust.
You have our back, whatever we need” 

K + J