Our Team

In addition to having proven expertise in their areas of practice, each member of our team is known for being easy to work with, client-focused, and taking a pragmatic approach which recognises the commercial as well as the legal implications of any situation.

Scott Goodwin

Director
Scott is a commercial lawyer with a particular passion for franchising and intellectual property. Scott provides strategic commercial advice to a wide range of businesses on all aspects of franchising with a particular focus on creating “bankable” franchise arrangements.

Paul Turner

Director
Paul is a commercial lawyer with broad experience. Paul’s practice includes advising on business and share sales/purchases, commercial leasing, corporate structuring, commercial property transactions, and negotiation and preparation of a wide range of commercial agreements.

Nicole Duncan

Associate
Nicole is an experienced commercial lawyer and advises on a broad range of matters including franchising, intellectual property protection, business sales/acquisitions, leasing, commercial disputes and employment issues.

Lance Hargreaves

Senior Solicitor
Lance has a broad range of experience in this field having previously spent a number of years at a large firm and at a commercial boutique firm in central Auckland.

Gerard Pang

Associate
Gerard is a corporate and commercial lawyer with a broad range of experience in his fields of practice.

Kim Crake

Executive Assistant / Trust Accountant
Kim is a legal administrator with over 20 years of experience in well known firms, both in New Zealand and overseas.  During a recent 6 year role at a major New Zealand firm, Kim has also developed considerable expertise in intellectual property matters, and assists greatly with management of our client’s intellectual property files.

Miranda Hosking

Practice Manager
Miranda has worked in the legal industry for more than 25 years, managing firms and providing administration support. Her role is to provide practice management support to the business.

Megan Taffs

Personal Assistant/Office Manager
Megan is an experienced Office Assistant with 25 years’ experience and provides support to Paul. Megan also assists with the day to day running of the office and reception.

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