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{mds} law > Our Expertise

MDS Law specialises in Commercial, Property, Private Client and Trust Law and is structured to ensure the right level of knowledge and expertise is available to clients to meet their legal issues.

Asset Protection

We provide a comprehensive asset protection and estate planning service for clients. We work closely with businesses and individuals to ensure protection of their assets in the event of unforseen events or to enable an orderly and unconstested transfer of ownership from one generation to the next.

Company and Business Law

We can make doing business easier. Our specialist commercial team has solid expertise across a range of business law issues including contracts, business structuring, finance, governance, terms of trade, employment, intellectual property and tax.

Earthquake and Insurance

The Canterbury earthquakes have deeply affected people and their property. The property and insurance issues are complex, time consuming and at times, very frustrating. The MDS team have been assisting clients throughout the aftermath and have a proven track record of negotiating improved insurance and property settlement outcomes to allow them to get on with their lives again.

Employment Law

From the outset, we work to ensure our clients are entering into an employment agreement well advised and the contract structured to achieve a harmonious employment relationship in the future.

Estate Planning and Administration

We can help you plan for the future and to ensure that a person's wishes as set out in their Will are carried out. We have an experienced team who can guide you through the death of a loved family member with empathy and care but also practically without fuss.

Intellectual Property

We advise on intellectual property law issues and can assist you when it comes to protecting your rights.

Property Law

MDS Law has an experienced team of legal advisors providing service in both commercial and residential areas. If you are buying, selling, leasing, subdividing, building or renting, our experienced team can help you achieve the right outcome.

Relationship Property

At some stage you may need to deal with a family relationship issues that has a legal complexity. Such issues can sometimes be difficult and emotional, so you want to be assured you have an experienced legal advisor to help guide you through your legal options and support you.

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