Established in 1865

About Hesketh Henry

Hesketh Henry is an Auckland based Law Firm that has proudly been serving Aucklanders, New Zealanders, and overseas businesses since 1865.

We are a commercial firm.  We provide a comprehensive range of general and specialist services and have the expertise to meet the needs of individuals and enterprises of all sizes.

Hesketh Henry is well connected throughout New Zealand through our membership with Lawlink, a network of 17 firms throughout New Zealand that work collaboratively to provide services to clients nationally.

We are also well connected internationally via our membership to the ADVOC group, a global network of more than 100 independent law firms. We have German, Spanish and Korean speakers and a long history of facilitating overseas companies and individuals carrying out business in New Zealand.

Hesketh Henry is recognised by its national and international peers and is mentioned in the highly regarded legal directories; The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018, Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 and Asialaw Profiles 2018.

Celebrating 150 years

We have proudly been serving Aucklanders, New Zealanders, and overseas businesses since 1865, and in 2015 celebrated our 150th anniversary.

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Hesketh Henry community initiatives
NZ Sculpture OnShore

Hesketh Henry is a major sponsor of this event which is the largest outdoor sculpture exhibition in New Zealand. It is held bi-annually at the Fort Takapuna Historic Reserve in Devonport.

NZ Sculpture OnShore

Hesketh Henry is a major sponsor of this event which is the largest outdoor sculpture exhibition in New Zealand. It is held bi-annually at the Fort Takapuna Historic Reserve in Devonport. The event has raised over $1.5 million dollars for Women’s Refuge New Zealand since the first exhibition over a decade ago. The 2014 event raised $180,000 for Women’s Refuge. “The board wishes to thank Hesketh Henry and its other generous sponsors and supporters, the inspirational artists who invest considerably in the iconic event, and all the dedicated and passionate volunteers that gave tirelessly and enthusiastically to make NZ Sculpture OnShore a magnificent event for all Aucklanders”, said Chair of NZ Sculpture OnShore Ltd, Sally Dewar.

Yellow Belle – A Women’s Refuge Boutique
Hesketh Henry is also involved with the Women Refuge’s new project, Yellow Belle – A Women’s Refuge Boutique. Kate Telford is a Steering Committee Member for Yellow Belle and Hesketh Henry has provided a range of pro bono legal advice to Women’s Refuge in relation to this venture.

The TYLA Trust

Hesketh Henry has for many years provided pro-bono legal services to The TYLA Trust.

The TYLA Trust

Hesketh Henry has for many years provided pro-bono legal services to The TYLA Trust, which was established in 1996 to identify and provide world class early intervention programmes for “at risk” youth.

Originally established in Avondale, West Auckland, TYLA has now set up additional programmes in Otara, South Auckland. It works in conjunction with the Government, the local community, New Zealand Police and other partners, all having a common vision to reduce the number of young offenders in New Zealand.

Lifewise

We are proud to support LIFEWISE, which is an Auckland-based community organisation.

Lifewise

We are proud to support LIFEWISE, which is an Auckland-based community organisation dedicated to initiating new ways to solve challenging social issues and providing services to families in need, the homeless as well as older and disabled people.

Hesketh Henry has been supporting LIFEWISE for over 10 years now.  Each Christmas the team works together to collect food and toys which are then distributed by LIFEWISE to children and families.

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