Fields of Expertise
- Corporate and commercial law
- Property law, including sale, purchase, leases, financing, subdivision, and development, for residential, commercial, and rural properties
- Not-for-Profit law - incorporated societies and charities
- Local Government Act law, including land acquisitions
- Intellectual property
- Family law – including relationship property, parenting, adoption, and Court directed mediation;
- Personal legal services – wills, powers of attorney, trusts, asset planning/protection, estate planning, and administration.
A proud heritage
- We are a long-established Hawke's Bay law practice with origins dating back to 1912.
- The practice has been called Bannister & von Dadelszen (or BvonD, as we're often known) for over 60 years. This stability underscores and reinforces the local, and national, reputation, and brand that help define us.
- Our mission statement is "Excellence in Law".
- We have two primary objectives supporting our mission statement:
- to seek early, realistic and appropriate solutions to client needs, through top rate service, good legal and general advice, efficiency and regular reporting; and
- to build long-term relationships with our clients.
- We have 4 lawyers and an experienced team of legal executives and support staff.
- We deliver services through three teams:
- Property, Commercial and Personal Services Team;
- Societies and Charities Team; and
- Family Team.
Committed to our community
- Partners and staff are actively involved in community affairs.
- BvonD is a sponsor of the annual Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition and the Hawke's Bay Sports Park.
- We also provide pro bono legal services to a variety of community organizations including Heretaunga Kindergarten Association, Havelock North Rugby Club, New Zealand Singing School Trust, Hastings City Business Association. Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand, and Hastings Citizen's Advice Bureau.
|Physical Address:||208 Warren Street North||Postal Address:||PO BOX 745|
|Telephone:||06 870 7820|
|Facsimile:||06 870 7827|