OUR LAWYERS

For all our clients we believe it is important that we have an intimate understanding of your business. We work with you to develop situations to fit your individual circumstances. 

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Luke Crawford, Managing Partner

Luke has experience in relation to commercial contracts and in particular drafting franchise and distribution agreements. Luke also deals with a number of trusts with significant assets and advises clients on the establishment and ongoing maintenance of trusts.

Luke is also a member of the ADLS Property Law Disputes Committee and is a costs assessor for the New Zealand Law Society.

Colin Lucas,

Partner

Colin's experience is highly valued by the other members of Sellar Bone & Partners and by his clients. He is experienced in a wide range of legal work and advises on commercial and residential property, buying and selling of businesses, company transactions, and drafting contracts. He also advises and carries out Family Trust work and Estate administration.

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John Barratt-Boyes,
Consultant

John retired from the Partnership on 31 March 2022, but continues to work as a consultant with Sellar Bone & Partners. Prior to that he was a sole practitioner in Newmarket for more than thirty years.  John does a broad range of legal work which includes residential and commercial property transactions, business transactions, company matters, wills, estates, separation and relationship property disputes.

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Ann Davidson, Consultant

Ann joined Sellar Bone & Partners as a consultant on 1st June 2009. Ann was a partner at Newbery Mead for over 20 years. 

She has particular experience in residential and commercial property, including providing advice in respect to complex subdivisions. Ann also deals with relationship property matters on behalf of her clients. Given her experience she is also a trustee for a number of private trusts and has significant expertise in this area together with her work in estates.

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Angus St Clair Brown,

Senior Associate

Angus has experience in residential and commercial property and acts for numerous developers and investors. His work also includes general commercial advice, business transactions, company matters, wills, estates, separation and relationship property disputes. He also has particular experience in leasing and joint venture agreements.

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Dalia Hamza, Associate

Dalia joined the firm in October 2020 as a Solicitor. She was admitted to the High Court of New Zealand in March 2019. Dalia advises a wide range of clients on property matters such as residential and commercial conveyancing, trusts, estate administration, subdivisions, wills, refinancing, relationship property and general property issues. Outside of work, Dalia is a keen traveller and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

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Kate Mimms,
Lawyer

Kate joined the firm in 2021 having graduated from the University of Otago in 2020 and was admitted to the High Court in October 2021.

Kate assists with advising on a range of matters including wills, trusts, conveyancing, and other general property matters.  Outside of work, Kate enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, skiing and going to the beach.

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Lizzie Mahoney,
Law Clerk

Lizzie joined the firm as a law clerk at the beginning of 2022 and is expected to be admitted to the High Court of New Zealand in July 2022.

She is excited to be an addition to the team at Sellar Bone & Partners and looks forward to progressing her career here. In her spare time, Lizzie enjoys walking, going to the gym and spending it with friends and family.