With firm roots in the Waikato, Lewis Lawyers have advised and supported the rural community for over 100 years. 

From dairy, through to livestock, horticulture, equine and food production, we work alongside our rural and agri clients in all matters that arise within the sector that is the cornerstone of New Zealand’s economy.    

Our longstanding foundations and connection with the rural community mean we understand agri-business and its challenges and have a depth of knowledge regarding ever-evolving compliance and regulations. 

As an integral part of any agri-business advisory team, our specialists can assist on all aspects of rural law, including; 

  • Equity partnerships 
  • Farms 
  • Environmental  
  • Supply agreements 
  • Livestock 
  • Health and safety 
  • Employment 
  • Sharemilking agreements 
  • Farm management 
  • Overseas Investment Office considerations
  • Purchase/Sale (Farm sales and acquisitions) 
  • Leases (Farm leasing) 
  • Taxation implications
  • Succession planning 
  • Asset protection