COVID-19 - OFFICE UPDATE - We are open for business

Rainey Collins is taking steps to keep all of our clients and staff safe from the ongoing concerns of Corona Virus (COVID-19).  Following the Government’s most recent announcements, all Rainey Collins staff are now working remotely.  We shall be providing our meetings with clients over email, telephone and video (such as Skype & Zoom) which removes the need for you to attend our offices in person.

We have for many years conducted a lot of our work remotely for clients from all over New Zealand and overseas and, as a result, we have good systems in place already. In many cases we can send documents out to you either by email or hard copy for signing, but where it becomes necessary to meet “in person” (for example to sign and witness an original document) we can make other arrangements for remote witnessing of documents. With the move to Level 2 we will continue to do as much by electronic means as possible, to help keep you and our staff safe. In some limited circumstances we will be able to meet clients in person (at their home or our office or other suitable meeting place) while maintaining the required hygiene actions including physical distancing. We will continue to update our processes in accordance with advice from the Health Authorities.

Rainey Collins is a top law firm in the Wellington area.

While located in Wellington, we have been helping clients located throughout New Zealand for over 100 years, placing an emphasis on providing legal services of the highest quality while remaining down to earth and approachable.

Our team of Wellington lawyers is comprised of a wide range of experienced and skilled barristers and solicitors, meaning we have experts in nearly all legal fields. We provide litigation and legal representation /advice in fields such as employment law, buying and selling properties, setting up a family trust, commercial law, property law, Māori land, family law, relationship property, body corporates and construction.

In addition to these legal services, we also provide highly efficient debt collection NZ wide for clients from large companies right through to individuals and small businesses.

For more information on the best lawyers Wellington has to offer and the services we provide, take a look at the 'our services' section of the website for contact details of the appropriate lawyer for your query. Alternatively, give us a call on 04-473 6850 and we will be happy to point you in the right direction.

See and hear about how we look after our clients and delight them with our service, as we celebrate our 100th anniversary. A captioned video is also available on the Our Firm page.

For Family Law we also offer a Family Law Pathway, which enables you to upload confidential information and obtain a free report on your situation online, before deciding on whether to have a consultation. The information remains confidential to you and we do not receive the report unless you decide you want us to. Click on the Family Law Enquiries button below.

Feeling apprehensive about your situation? Over 80% of people in a recent survey* of users of the Family Law Online Pathway found that the process put them at ease after being apprehensive about their situation. Over 96% of users found the process quick and easy to use and over 80% felt the process helped them understand the legal process they were involved in. * Family Law Insights Report 26 June 2019

Great Value, Set-Fee, Initial Consultations

Sometimes you may be unsure of where you stand and what your rights are. You will need to know what your options are so you can make informed choices when deciding on your next steps. To assist clients to become fully informed, we offer one hour consultations with one of our experienced lawyers or legal executives for a set fee.

In the consultation you will receive legal advice regarding your specific issue and situation. This will enable you to decide what to do next, and if you need us to carry out any work on the matter for you. We offer initial consultations in many areas of the law including Family, Employment, Māori Issues, Debt Collection, Dealing with creditors, Business and Asset Protection.

To find out more please contact one of our team today on 04 4736850 or by email by clicking here

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If you are a New Zealand Super Gold Card Holder (Australian Senior Cards do not qualify) we will give you a 75% discount off our initial 1 hour consultation fee. We will also give you a 17.5% discount off the first matter we handle for you and then 12.5 % off any subsequent matters for you.  These discounts relate to your personal matters only (i.e. not business or organisational matters).