At Malley & Co we offer clients expertise in most areas of the law. Our teams have the knowledge and depth of experience to protect and promote your interests.

Building on our 115 year history of providing legal services of the highest quality means we continue to attract some of the best legal talent in the country. Our eight Partners and teams of Associates, Lawyers, Legal Executives and Legal Secretaries, listen, think, collaborate and respond quickly to bring you clarity and resolution.

PARTNERS
Gareth Abdinor MA (Pols), LL.B Gareth is driven to build long-term relationships with his clients and to provide them with trusted guidance and practical solutions to their legal challenges. Gareth is an employment law specialist and advises employers and employees on all aspects of the employment process, including documenting the employment relationship, disciplinary processes, terminating employment, employee restraints, health & safety and restructuring.
  • 03 363 6356
Ferne Bradley LL.M (Hons) Ferne leads the Private Client team and is a specialist in Trusts, Relationship Property and Divorce. She also works closely with the Trust team, helping clients create the best structure for their asset ownership and the right approach for the management of their personal affairs.
  • 03 363 6355
Patrick Costelloe LL.B Otago (1984) Patrick specialises in giving clients advice in Commercial and Business Law as it relates to their business and personal affairs. He is highly experienced in how to best help business owners protect their wealth from risk.
  • 03 379 0712
  • 021 345 499
Dominic Dravitzki LL.B Canterbury (1990) Dominic leads the Family Law team at Malley & Co and specialises in all aspects of Family Law. With over 20 years of experience, Dominic has the ability to balance the sensitive nature of his work with the drive to deliver fair and practical resolutions to his clients.
  • 03 379 0712
PARTNERS Cont.
Greg Hair LL.B Otago (1989) Greg specialises in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution. He has 25 years' experience providing advice and advocacy across a wide range of litigation and disputes. Greg has appeared at all levels of the legal system.
  • 03 379 0712
Catherine Muir LL.B, TEP Catherine leads the Trust team and specialises in all aspects of Trust Law and Asset Structuring. She combines her strong background in Commercial and Property Law with her specialist knowledge of Trust Law to provide expert advice.
  • 03 379 0712
  • 021 224 1011
Simon Price LL.B Canterbury Simon is the Managing Partner at Malley & Co. He specialises in Business Transactions, Asset Structuring and Leases, and also acts generally for clients in Trust, Property, Commercial and Business Law. He has specialist knowledge in Buy/Sell Agreements for business owners.
  • 03 363 6353
Ernie Tait LL.B Otago (1972) Ernie is a highly respected Commercial and Business Lawyer and Litigator with over 40 years of experience. He brings real value and insight to all aspects of the law.
  • 03 379 0712
  • 021 324 025
ASSOCIATES
ASSOCIATES
Lucy Glausiuss LL.B Lucy is an Associate in the Commercial and Property team. Lucy has been a commercial lawyer since 2004, having worked at one of New Zealand’s largest law firms.
  • 03 363 6311
Michael McKay BCA, LL.B (Hons) (2009) Michael specialises in Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Michael regularly appears as counsel in the District Court in civil and criminal matters and in the High Court. Michael has appeared as Sole Counsel in several commercial arbitrations and is currently Arbitral Assistant in a domestic commercial arbitration.
  • 03 363 6319
  • 021 800 377
Megen McKay LL.B Megen is part of the Trust Law team providing expert advice on Trust Law and Asset Planning. She descends from Ngai Tahu and is actively engaged with Maori communities.
  • 03 344 3754
Colleen Moore LL.B Canterbury (2003) Colleen joined Malley & Co in 2008 and was appointed as an Associate in January 2009. Colleen specialises in all aspects of Family Law, particularly Relationship Property and Contracting Out Agreements, Separation and Divorce, Care of Children and Guardianship Disputes.
  • 03 379 0712
ASSOCIATES Cont.
SOLICITORS
Nicole Murphy LL.B, B.A Canterbury (2004) Nicole’s practice at Malley & Co includes all areas of Family Law. She has the ability to communicate with a diverse range of clients when dealing with sensitive issues, including the division of Relationship Assets and Debts, Care Arrangements for Children, Adoption and matters relating to Child Youth & Family services.
  • 03 344 3758
Sarah White B.A (Hons) Nottingham, UK (2002) Sarah joined Malley & Co as a Lawyer in September 2014 and was appointed as an Associate in February 2016. Her practice at Malley & Co is principally in the area of Relationship Property, where she represents clients from a variety of backgrounds.
  • 03 363 6365
SOLICITORS
April Habershon LLB, B.Com April graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2010 and joined Malley & Co as a Lawyer in January 2017 after working in Western Australia for four years. Her experience spans a broad range of areas including banking and finance, contract, construction and estates.
  • 03 363 6313
Andrew Logie LL.B B.Sc Andrew joined Malley & Co in 2015 after working in several junior positions under experienced members of the profession. Since then, Andrew has gained experience in a wide range of commercial transactions including business sales and purchases, company restructures, business financing and all forms of commercial property dealings.
  • 03 363 6302
SOLICITORS Cont.
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Jamie Stanton LL.B B.Sc Jamie graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2012 and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in December 2013.
  • 03 363 6354
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Carolyn Foss FNZILE Carolyn is an Associate of the firm and a Registered Legal Executive. She has over 30 years' experience in legal offices, particularly in the area of Property Law, with a focus on delivering cost-effective legal advice and solutions for clients.
  • 03 363 6316
Julia Gould FNZILE Julia is an Associate at Malley & Co, handling many of the day-to-day matters in the firm’s Residential Sales and Purchases area within the Property Law team. With many years of experience working in the legal sector, Julia acts as a liaison between clients, other lawyers within the firm, and external solicitors and institutions.
  • 03 344 3756
Caroline Judge NZILE Caroline is an Associate at Malley & Co and an associate member of the Institute of Legal Executives. With over 25 years’ experience in the UK, Hong Kong and New Zealand, she is an experienced liaison between clients and other lawyers within the firm and deals with external solicitors and institutions.
  • 03 363 6350
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES Cont.
LEGAL EXECUTIVES
ESTATE MANAGERS
Sandy Taylor Sandy is an Associate at Malley & Co and a Legal Executive with over 30 years' experience in legal offices and Property Law. She works with Ernie Tait in providing specialist conveyancing advice to clients requiring legal assistance.
  • 03 363 6310
LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Lois Hider NZILE Lois has worked in legal offices for the majority of her career. She handles many of the day-to-day matters in the firm’s Residential Sales and Purchases area and has a reputation for delivering efficient, practical service and solutions. Lois is a member of the Institute of Legal Executives.
  • 03 344 3757
Kellie Knight Kellie is a Legal Executive to Dominic Dravitzki and assists in providing specialist conveyancing advice to clients. Her focus on efficient service and attention to detail allow her to develop and deliver effective outcomes for clients seeking Property Law advice.
  • 03 363 6323
ESTATE MANAGERS
Nicki Sowman With over 30 years’ experience in legal offices, Nicki provides a specialist service to clients during the often difficult period of Estate Administration.
  • 03 363 6351
MANAGEMENT
LAW CLERK
 
MANAGEMENT
Mark Beale Mark is the General Manager at Malley & Co. He brings considerable legal management experience having worked for national and regional practices over the past 25 years. As General Manager at Malley & Co, Mark is responsible for ensuring the performance of the business across a range of management functions including finance, technology, business development and team resourcing.
  • 03 363 6360
  • 027 437 6485
LAW CLERK
Rachel Haythornthwaite LL.B, B.A Rachel joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury in 2016. She is currently servicing a range of different areas within the firm however she is predominantly working within the family law team.
  • 03 363 6327
PARTNERS
ASSOCIATES
Patrick Costelloe LL.B Otago (1984) Patrick specialises in giving clients advice in Commercial and Business Law as it relates to their business and personal affairs. He is highly experienced in how to best help business owners protect their wealth from risk.
  • 03 379 0712
  • 021 345 499
Simon Price LL.B Canterbury Simon is the Managing Partner at Malley & Co. He specialises in Business Transactions, Asset Structuring and Leases, and also acts generally for clients in Trust, Property, Commercial and Business Law. He has specialist knowledge in Buy/Sell Agreements for business owners.
  • 03 363 6353
Ernie Tait LL.B Otago (1972) Ernie is a highly respected Commercial and Business Lawyer and Litigator with over 40 years of experience. He brings real value and insight to all aspects of the law.
  • 03 379 0712
  • 021 324 025
ASSOCIATES
Lucy Glausiuss LL.B Lucy is an Associate in the Commercial and Property team. Lucy has been a commercial lawyer since 2004, having worked at one of New Zealand’s largest law firms.
  • 03 363 6311
SOLICITORS
 
SOLICITORS
Andrew Logie LL.B B.Sc Andrew joined Malley & Co in 2015 after working in several junior positions under experienced members of the profession. Since then, Andrew has gained experience in a wide range of commercial transactions including business sales and purchases, company restructures, business financing and all forms of commercial property dealings.
  • 03 363 6302
PARTNERS
SOLICITORS
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Ernie Tait LL.B Otago (1972) Ernie is a highly respected Commercial and Business Lawyer and Litigator with over 40 years of experience. He brings real value and insight to all aspects of the law.
  • 03 379 0712
  • 021 324 025
Simon Price LL.B Canterbury Simon is the Managing Partner at Malley & Co. He specialises in Business Transactions, Asset Structuring and Leases, and also acts generally for clients in Trust, Property, Commercial and Business Law. He has specialist knowledge in Buy/Sell Agreements for business owners.
  • 03 363 6353
SOLICITORS
Andrew Logie LL.B B.Sc Andrew joined Malley & Co in 2015 after working in several junior positions under experienced members of the profession. Since then, Andrew has gained experience in a wide range of commercial transactions including business sales and purchases, company restructures, business financing and all forms of commercial property dealings.
  • 03 363 6302
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Carolyn Foss FNZILE Carolyn is an Associate of the firm and a Registered Legal Executive. She has over 30 years' experience in legal offices, particularly in the area of Property Law, with a focus on delivering cost-effective legal advice and solutions for clients.
  • 03 363 6316
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES Cont.
LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Julia Gould FNZILE Julia is an Associate at Malley & Co, handling many of the day-to-day matters in the firm’s Residential Sales and Purchases area within the Property Law team. With many years of experience working in the legal sector, Julia acts as a liaison between clients, other lawyers within the firm, and external solicitors and institutions.
  • 03 344 3756
Caroline Judge NZILE Caroline is an Associate at Malley & Co and an associate member of the Institute of Legal Executives. With over 25 years’ experience in the UK, Hong Kong and New Zealand, she is an experienced liaison between clients and other lawyers within the firm and deals with external solicitors and institutions.
  • 03 363 6350
Sandy Taylor Sandy is an Associate at Malley & Co and a Legal Executive with over 30 years' experience in legal offices and Property Law. She works with Ernie Tait in providing specialist conveyancing advice to clients requiring legal assistance.
  • 03 363 6310
LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Lois Hider NZILE Lois has worked in legal offices for the majority of her career. She handles many of the day-to-day matters in the firm’s Residential Sales and Purchases area and has a reputation for delivering efficient, practical service and solutions. Lois is a member of the Institute of Legal Executives.
  • 03 344 3757
LEGAL EXECUTIVES Cont.
 
Kellie Knight Kellie is a Legal Executive to Dominic Dravitzki and assists in providing specialist conveyancing advice to clients. Her focus on efficient service and attention to detail allow her to develop and deliver effective outcomes for clients seeking Property Law advice.
  • 03 363 6323
PARTNERS
 
Gareth Abdinor MA (Pols), LL.B Gareth is driven to build long-term relationships with his clients and to provide them with trusted guidance and practical solutions to their legal challenges. Gareth is an employment law specialist and advises employers and employees on all aspects of the employment process, including documenting the employment relationship, disciplinary processes, terminating employment, employee restraints, health & safety and restructuring.
  • 03 363 6356
PARTNERS
ASSOCIATES
Dominic Dravitzki LL.B Canterbury (1990) Dominic leads the Family Law team at Malley & Co and specialises in all aspects of Family Law. With over 20 years of experience, Dominic has the ability to balance the sensitive nature of his work with the drive to deliver fair and practical resolutions to his clients.
  • 03 379 0712
Ferne Bradley LL.M (Hons) Ferne leads the Private Client team and is a specialist in Trusts, Relationship Property and Divorce. She also works closely with the Trust team, helping clients create the best structure for their asset ownership and the right approach for the management of their personal affairs.
  • 03 363 6355
ASSOCIATES
Colleen Moore LL.B Canterbury (2003) Colleen joined Malley & Co in 2008 and was appointed as an Associate in January 2009. Colleen specialises in all aspects of Family Law, particularly Relationship Property and Contracting Out Agreements, Separation and Divorce, Care of Children and Guardianship Disputes.
  • 03 379 0712
Nicole Murphy LL.B, B.A Canterbury (2004) Nicole’s practice at Malley & Co includes all areas of Family Law. She has the ability to communicate with a diverse range of clients when dealing with sensitive issues, including the division of Relationship Assets and Debts, Care Arrangements for Children, Adoption and matters relating to Child Youth & Family services.
  • 03 344 3758
ASSOCIATES Cont.
LEGAL EXECUTIVES
LAW CLERK
 
Sarah White B.A (Hons) Nottingham, UK (2002) Sarah joined Malley & Co as a Lawyer in September 2014 and was appointed as an Associate in February 2016. Her practice at Malley & Co is principally in the area of Relationship Property, where she represents clients from a variety of backgrounds.
  • 03 363 6365
LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Kellie Knight Kellie is a Legal Executive to Dominic Dravitzki and assists in providing specialist conveyancing advice to clients. Her focus on efficient service and attention to detail allow her to develop and deliver effective outcomes for clients seeking Property Law advice.
  • 03 363 6323
LAW CLERK
Rachel Haythornthwaite LL.B, B.A Rachel joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury in 2016. She is currently servicing a range of different areas within the firm however she is predominantly working within the family law team.
  • 03 363 6327
PARTNERS
ASSOCIATES
SOLICITORS
 
Greg Hair LL.B Otago (1989) Greg specialises in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution. He has 25 years' experience providing advice and advocacy across a wide range of litigation and disputes. Greg has appeared at all levels of the legal system.
  • 03 379 0712
ASSOCIATES
Michael McKay BCA, LL.B (Hons) (2009) Michael specialises in Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Michael regularly appears as counsel in the District Court in civil and criminal matters and in the High Court. Michael has appeared as Sole Counsel in several commercial arbitrations and is currently Arbitral Assistant in a domestic commercial arbitration.
  • 03 363 6319
  • 021 800 377
SOLICITORS
April Habershon LLB, B.Com April graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2010 and joined Malley & Co as a Lawyer in January 2017 after working in Western Australia for four years. Her experience spans a broad range of areas including banking and finance, contract, construction and estates.
  • 03 363 6313
PARTNERS
ASSOCIATES
Catherine Muir LL.B, TEP Catherine leads the Trust team and specialises in all aspects of Trust Law and Asset Structuring. She combines her strong background in Commercial and Property Law with her specialist knowledge of Trust Law to provide expert advice.
  • 03 379 0712
  • 021 224 1011
Ferne Bradley LL.M (Hons) Ferne leads the Private Client team and is a specialist in Trusts, Relationship Property and Divorce. She also works closely with the Trust team, helping clients create the best structure for their asset ownership and the right approach for the management of their personal affairs.
  • 03 363 6355
Simon Price LL.B Canterbury Simon is the Managing Partner at Malley & Co. He specialises in Business Transactions, Asset Structuring and Leases, and also acts generally for clients in Trust, Property, Commercial and Business Law. He has specialist knowledge in Buy/Sell Agreements for business owners.
  • 03 363 6353
ASSOCIATES
Megen McKay LL.B Megen is part of the Trust Law team providing expert advice on Trust Law and Asset Planning. She descends from Ngai Tahu and is actively engaged with Maori communities.
  • 03 344 3754
SOLICITORS
 
SOLICITORS
Jamie Stanton LL.B B.Sc Jamie graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2012 and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in December 2013.
  • 03 363 6354
PARTNERS
ASSOCIATES
ESTATE MANAGERS
 
Ferne Bradley LL.M (Hons) Ferne leads the Private Client team and is a specialist in Trusts, Relationship Property and Divorce. She also works closely with the Trust team, helping clients create the best structure for their asset ownership and the right approach for the management of their personal affairs.
  • 03 363 6355
ASSOCIATES
Megen McKay LL.B Megen is part of the Trust Law team providing expert advice on Trust Law and Asset Planning. She descends from Ngai Tahu and is actively engaged with Maori communities.
  • 03 344 3754
ESTATE MANAGERS
Nicki Sowman With over 30 years’ experience in legal offices, Nicki provides a specialist service to clients during the often difficult period of Estate Administration.
  • 03 363 6351