Claire is a Partner in the Business & Personal Legal Services Team, focusing on assisting clients with opportunities and challenges in relation to Commercial contracts and transactions, including Joint Ventures, Limited Partnerships, Company advice and structuring, Leases, Shareholders’ Agreements and buying and selling Businesses. She is also experienced in the areas of Residential and Commercial Property and 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, as well as advising iwi regarding post Treaty of Waitangi settlement entities.

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

Born and raised in Wanganui, Claire 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 young 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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