Private Wealth

Intelligent structure and strategy to protect your net worth now and in the future

Hesketh Henry has a specialist team for estate planning, wealth management and relationship property issues. The services we offer for protecting personal wealth are relevant to individuals, families and owners of small-to-medium sized businesses.

Unlike smaller law firms, where lawyers need to work across multiple areas of law, our private wealth lawyers are dedicated solely to legal advice and services that are connected to protecting and growing private wealth. Their level of specialisation has made them fast and efficient, especially when it comes to legal planning for complex family trust and succession arrangements.

You can trust your Hesketh Henry wealth management lawyer to quickly understand your current situation and short, medium and long-term goals. These will help to shape an action plan that looks after your best interests.

Hesketh Henry’s private wealth team can be engaged to assist with estate planning, forming, restructuring and administering any type of trust, including international trusts, enduring powers of attorney; insurance advice; succession planning and wills  and contracts related to the Property (Relationships) Act 1976.

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Insights & Opinion / Private Wealth

A trust on a trust – how strange is that?
In New Zealand we are trust crazy and owning a home in trust is common place. For many, just as for Mr Hodgkinson in Judd v Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited [2016] NZCA 397, the trust has been set u...
21.10.2019 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
Hesketh Henry’s Private Wealth Team are leading the way
"Dynamite Lawyers" as quoted in the new Chambers HNW directory for 2019
16.07.2019 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
Hesketh Henry Ranked in the new Chambers and Partners HNW (High Net Worth) Guide
We are pleased to announce that the prestigious Chambers and Partners HNW Guide have ranked partner Mary Joy Simpson and the firm in the first Chambers HNW section devoted to the New Zealand private W...
02.08.2018 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
Your will is your way?
Preparing a will means that a person can be reassured that on their death, their assets will be distributed according to their wishes
23.08.2017 Posted in Family Law
Is an Inheritance Trust Worthwhile?
How can parents protect the inheritance they will provide their children
21.03.2017 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
Investment Properties Vulnerable to Relationship Property Claims
It is important to understand that if the Property (Relationships) Act applies
18.02.2016 Posted in Relationship Property Law
Is Your Home Held in a Family Trust? – The New Tax Changes Affect You!
The Government’s announced law changes dealing with taxation of property came into effect on 1 October 2015 and will have a significant impact on all property owners who hold their family home in a ...
28.10.2015 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
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