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 120 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 nine 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
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
PARTNERS Cont.
Chantal Morkel LLB, TEP Chantal joined Malley & Co in July 2018 and is a member of the Commercial Team.
  • 363 6361
  • 021 026 80689
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
Sarah White B.A (Hons) Nottingham, UK (2002) Sarah leads the family law team and is a family law specialist. 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
CONSULTANTS
SENIOR ASSOCIATES
ASSOCIATES
CONSULTANTS
Dominic Fitchett LL.B, BA Dominic is a specialist in commercial leasing, property development, acquisitions and disposals.
  • 03 363 6303
SENIOR ASSOCIATES
Michael McKay BCA, LL.B (Hons) (2009) Michael is an experienced commercial litigator with particular expertise in construction, insolvency, insurance and shareholder disputes. Michael provides advice and advocacy in these, and other areas, of commercial law.
  • 03 363 6319
  • 021 800 377
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
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
ASSOCIATES Cont.
SENIOR LAWYERS
LAWYERS
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
SENIOR LAWYERS
Kate Beaumont-Smith LLB (Hons), LLM Kate joined Malley & Co in 2020 and is a member of both of the trusts and private client teams.
  • 03 363 6378
Rachel Haythornthwaite LL.B, B.A Rachel joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts.
  • 03 363 6327
LAWYERS
Madeleine Buchanan LL.B, B.A Madeleine joined Malley & Co in 2019 after graduating from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts.
  • 03 363 6325
LAWYERS Cont.
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES
Grace Moore LL.B Grace joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury and she is currently working in our employment law team.
  • 03 363 6313
Sarah Simpson-Thomas LL.B, BSc Sarah joined Malley & Co in 2019 and is part of the Trust team.
  • 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
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
LAW CLERK
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
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
Danielle Stoltz BCom Law, LLB, LLM Danielle joined Malley & Co in 2019 and is part of the property team.
  • 03 363 6375
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
 
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
PARTNERS
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
Chantal Morkel LLB, TEP Chantal joined Malley & Co in July 2018 and is a member of the Commercial Team.
  • 363 6361
  • 021 026 80689
ASSOCIATES
LAWYERS
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
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
LAWYERS
Madeleine Buchanan LL.B, B.A Madeleine joined Malley & Co in 2019 after graduating from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts.
  • 03 363 6325
Grace Moore LL.B Grace joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury and she is currently working in our employment law team.
  • 03 363 6313
PARTNERS
CONSULTANTS
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
Chantal Morkel LLB, TEP Chantal joined Malley & Co in July 2018 and is a member of the Commercial Team.
  • 363 6361
  • 021 026 80689
CONSULTANTS
Dominic Fitchett LL.B, BA Dominic is a specialist in commercial leasing, property development, acquisitions and disposals.
  • 03 363 6303
ASSOCIATES
LAWYERS
ASSOCIATE LEGAL EXECUTIVES
ASSOCIATES
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
LAWYERS
Madeleine Buchanan LL.B, B.A Madeleine joined Malley & Co in 2019 after graduating from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts.
  • 03 363 6325
Grace Moore LL.B Grace joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury and she is currently working in our employment law team.
  • 03 363 6313
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
LAW CLERK
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
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
Danielle Stoltz BCom Law, LLB, LLM Danielle joined Malley & Co in 2019 and is part of the property team.
  • 03 363 6375
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
SENIOR ASSOCIATES
SENIOR LAWYERS
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
Sarah White B.A (Hons) Nottingham, UK (2002) Sarah leads the family law team and is a family law specialist. 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
SENIOR 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
SENIOR LAWYERS
Rachel Haythornthwaite LL.B, B.A Rachel joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts.
  • 03 363 6327
LEGAL EXECUTIVES
 
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
PARTNERS
SENIOR ASSOCIATES
 
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
SENIOR ASSOCIATES
Michael McKay BCA, LL.B (Hons) (2009) Michael is an experienced commercial litigator with particular expertise in construction, insolvency, insurance and shareholder disputes. Michael provides advice and advocacy in these, and other areas, of commercial law.
  • 03 363 6319
  • 021 800 377
PARTNERS
SENIOR LAWYERS
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
Chantal Morkel LLB, TEP Chantal joined Malley & Co in July 2018 and is a member of the Commercial Team.
  • 363 6361
  • 021 026 80689
SENIOR LAWYERS
Kate Beaumont-Smith LLB (Hons), LLM Kate joined Malley & Co in 2020 and is a member of both of the trusts and private client teams.
  • 03 363 6378
SENIOR LAWYERS Cont.
LAWYERS
 
Rachel Haythornthwaite LL.B, B.A Rachel joined Malley & Co in 2017 after graduating from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts.
  • 03 363 6327
LAWYERS
Sarah Simpson-Thomas LL.B, BSc Sarah joined Malley & Co in 2019 and is part of the Trust team.
  • 03 363 6354
PARTNERS
SENIOR LAWYERS
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
SENIOR LAWYERS
Kate Beaumont-Smith LLB (Hons), LLM Kate joined Malley & Co in 2020 and is a member of both of the trusts and private client teams.
  • 03 363 6378
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