Legal Services

An overview of the legal services we offer can be viewed below.

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Family Law

Anja Klinkert acts for people who are separating from their relationship partner.

Anja Klinkert assists people to achieve resolution of disputes arising out of relationship separation, which include parenting disputes, property disputes, including business partnership, shareholder and director disputes.

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Relationship Property

Relationship property is complex and involves consideration of a number of legal responsibilities and rights.

Anja Klinkert provides her clients with a comprehensive service that draws on many years of practical experience dealing with a diverse range of property all around New Zealand.

Anja Klinkert has 20 plus years practical experience in representing clients and working in the area of family law and property law.

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Court

Anja Klinkert accepts instructions in the area of family, employment law and civil litigation.

Legal aid is administered by the Ministry of Justice and we no longer provide this service.


Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We accept instructions from clients to work in the area of civil litigation and dispute resolution.

We deal with a variety of disputes and act for clients in making applications as well as defending applications.

We resolve the vast majority of disputes at, or before, proceedings being drafted.

If Court proceedings are necessary we are able to represent our clients in the District Court and in the High Court. At times we also instruct a senior barrister to further our client’s litigation objective.

Anja Klinkert provides mediation services to assist parties to find the most practical and out of Court resolution for them.

Anja Klinkert also works as a collaborative lawyer where clients and their advisors commit to resolving their disputes by way of face to face meetings only, without exchanging lawyer's letters or affidavits.


Employment Law / Agreements

Anja Klinkert works in the area of employment law.

In particular we provide services to employers and employees in resolving employment disputes, personal grievances, redundancies, disciplinary procedures, representation in mediation and adjudication.

We review and draft employment agreements, advise clients on restructuring, redundancy, relationship management, including performance and misconduct.

Anja Klinkert is able to represent our clients in the Employment Relations Service, the Employment Relations Authority and the Employment Court.

We resolve the vast majority of employment relationship problems at, or before, mediation.

Anja Klinkert provides mediation services, including work place mediation for employee relationship disputes.


Companies / Partnerships

Traditionally we have a strong focus on property, providing our clients with services in buying and selling private and commercial real estate as well as small businesses.

Anja Klinkert works in the area of commercial / company law and property conveyancing, which therefore gives our clients the advantage of working with a lawyer that has the practical experience and knowledge to advise them on a wide range of aspects in relation to their business and property affairs.

We incorporate companies, draw up company constitutions, shareholders’ agreements, partnership agreements and leases of premises.

We provide advice on employment issues and work closely with our clients’ accountants and other advisors in order to support our clients’ business being a success.

We are able to represent our clients in the District Court and in the High Court.

Anja Klinkert provides mediation services, including partnership, director and shareholder disputes.


Property Sales & Purchases / Refinancing / Subdivisions

Property Law is complex and involves consideration of a number of legal rights and responsibilities.

We provide a comprehensive property conveyancing service on a fixed fee basis.

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Wills, Estates & Powers of Attorney

Anja Klinkert assists clients to draft their wills and to plan for their estate to be administered by the chosen executors and trustees;

Individualised assistance is provided to the executors and trustees to apply for probate and to administer the estate of the deceased.

Anja Klinkert assists people with testamentary / will disputes, i.e. estate planning, testamentary claims and disputes.

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