Our Services

At Bond Street Chambers, we specialise in Family, Criminal and Mental Health law. Our team is friendly and approachable while at the same time maintaining the highest professional standards.

Our areas of practice are:

  • Family Law including Relationship Property, Care of Children, Relocation Disputes, CYFS matters & Protection Orders.
  • Criminal & Traffic Law
  • Mental Health Law

Criminal and Traffic Law including all District Court criminal work, Judge Alone and Jury Trials and High Court Appeals

Family Law, including -

Relationship Property
Separation and Dissolution of Marriage
Relationship Property Agreements
Contracting Out / “Prenup” Agreements
Spousal Maintenance
Occupation/Tenancy and Furniture Orders 

Care of Children Act proceedings -
Day to day care and Contact
Guardianship applications and Disputes
Orders preventing removal from NZ and Dunedin
Relocation applications overseas and to other parts of NZ
Obtaining ‘Home for Life’ orders for CYFS Caregivers
Applications on behalf of grandparents and wider whanau/family 

Urgent applications for Protection Orders
Occupation/Tenancy and Furniture Orders
Defending the making of Final Protection Orders 

Advice regarding CYFS Proceedings (Children, Young Persons & Their Families Act 1989)
Defending Declarations that children are in need of care and protection 

Adoption Applications

Paternity Applications

Protection of Personal Property Rights Act Applications and Proceedings Applications

Mental Health Law