Rainey Collins Lawyer Claire Tyler

Claire is the Partner leading the Business, Property and Personal Legal Services Team, and is the Managing Partner of the firm. 

She focusses on assisting clients with opportunities and challenges in relation to Commercial contracts and transactions, including:

  • Joint Ventures;
  • Limited Partnerships;
  • Company advice and structuring;
  • Shareholders’ Agreements;
  • Buying and selling Businesses, and
  • Leases.

Also experienced in Residential and Commercial Property, Claire often advises Bodies Corporate regarding unit title issues.

Claire’s other areas of specialty and interest include:

  • Trusts;
  • Asset Protection;
  • Wills and Estates;
  • Providing advice to charities and other not-for-profit entities;
  • Advising iwi regarding post Treaty of Waitangi settlement entities; and
  • Māori land law, including succession of Māori land.

Approachable and friendly, Claire always tries to find practical solutions for clients.

Born and raised in Whanganui, she studied at Victoria University for her Law degree and also completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Japanese.

She has a keen interest in the Japanese language, and enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures.  Claire also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • LLB/BA - Victoria University of Wellington
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Law Society
  • Accredited member of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society

Contact Information

Phone: (04) 473 6850
Fax: (04) 473 9304
Email: ctyler@raineycollins.co.nz

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