The staff at Malloy Goodwin Harford have always provided an exemplary service.

– Franklin Solomon, Solomon Group

Specialising in property, private client, commercial and intellectual property work.

We are a law firm based in Newmarket, Auckland. Our firm is small enough to provide a personal service yet large enough to provide specialist legal advice on a wide range of legal and commercial issues.

Our clients include individuals and families, family and not-for-profit entities, emerging and established businesses and a number of well-known national and multi-national companies.

Our long-term relationship with so many of our clients is the strongest measure of our clients’ acceptance of our desire and ability to provide personalised and helpful advice and assistance.

Our law firm has grown with our clients.  We are proud of that collaboration and of our clients’ confidence and appreciation.

How we can help

Our Services

We specialise in property, private client, commercial and intellectual property work including:


Our property lawyers have extensive experience acting for private and business clients in residential, commercial / industrial and rural property and in property development work.

Private Client

The establishment of clients’ family trusts and the management of their investments, as well as asset planning and succession arrangements between generations comprise a significant part of our practice.


Our commercial lawyers provide comprehensive advice to our commercial and corporate clients.  Our business clients range from individuals and families to large companies trading internationally.

Intellectual Property

Our commercial lawyers are often called upon to give advice on intellectual property issues for our clients.

Our lawyers have the benefit of significant New Zealand and international experience in intellectual property matters.

Frankly I cannot talk highly enough of the firm or the smart legal minds running the business. They are a great team and fantastic business partners.

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  • From 1 July 2018, the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (“Act”) applies to Malloy Goodwin Harford and other New Zealand law firms. To date, this legislation has mainly affected banks and investment advisers.  As from 1 July, it will apply to most New Zealand law firms including ours. As from 1 October this year it will apply to accountants, and as from 1 January next year it will apply to real estate agents. The principal purpose of the anti-money laundering legislation is to increase the likelihood of the detection and deterrence in New Zealand of money...

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  • Recently enacted changes to the Commerce Act 1986 significantly extend the scope of what can be considered to be cartel conduct prohibited by the Commerce Act. Common, and often pro-competitive, commercial arrangements will be subject to greater scrutiny. This is particularly true of distribution arrangements and joint ventures. There are limited exceptions for certain collaborative activity and for certain provisions in vertical supply contracts. Previous proposals for criminalisation of cartel conduct were not ultimately adopted. However, the consequences of breach are still severe. They include potentially large pecuniary penalties, exposure to damages and the unenforceability of contracts. Core Prohibition The...

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