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The origins of the firm began over 157 years ago. The name “Pitt & Moore” is believed to be one of the oldest unchanged legal brand names in New Zealand.
We continue to be proud of the high calibre of people who have called Pitt & Moore home at some stage during their careers.

Pitt & Moore's Commercial and Property Team announce the appointment of Mariam Matti

Welcome Mariam Matti to the Pitt & Moore family.

Mariam joins Pitt & Moore in 2021 having previously practiced in a top tier law firm in Auckland.

Mariam brings with her a variety of experience in property and commercial transactions, construction Law and property disputes.

Mariam enjoys building rapport with clients and using her legal skills to make the complex simple.

With Mariam’s genuinely friendly professional manner, this will further strengthen Pitt & Moore’s talented Commercial and Property Team.

Pitt & Moore now has 9 Partners, 2 Associates, 7 Senior Solicitors, 3 Solicitors and 7 paralegal staff.


New Associate in Senior Law and Succession Team

It’s with great pleasure Pitt & Moore introduce Emma Marshall.

Emma joined Pitt & Moore in early 2021 as an Associate in the Senior Law and Succession Team.

Emma is a knowledgeable practitioner with a broad base of experience in the private client arena and a wealth of experience in Trust Law.

Emma brings a focus that enhances the firm’s ability to deliver the highest level of service to clients.


Pitt & Moore presenting at the National Immigration Law Summit in Auckland

Senior Solicitors Elly Fleming and Heather Collins will be presenting at the National Immigration Law Summit on Thursday, 26 March 2021. The Summit is hosted by LegalWise Seminars and will focus on latest developments in immigration law and policy.

In her presentation, Heather Collins will cover employment law compliance issues in the context of work visa applications as well as common issues encountered with employment agreements. While Elly Fleming will focus on the impact of Covid-19 on work visa applications and border entry requests for workers.

What sets Pitt & Moore Lawyers apart is that we are experts not only in employment law, but also in each step of the immigration process. This means that we can advise on all immigration/visa-related issues as well as employment issues. We can ensure that you receive comprehensive legal advice on all aspects applicable to your particular circumstances. Contact us today!

[Link to seminar: https://legalwiseseminars.com.au/nz/course-2/?eventtemplate=1667-immigration-law-summit-in-auckland&event=6715 ]


New Senior Solicitor in General Practice

Pitt & Moore is excited to introduce Claire Broad.

Claire joined Pitt & Moore at the end of 2020 after working as a Senior Solicitor in Auckland.

Claire is an experienced Commercial and Property lawyer who advises in the areas of Property, Corporate and Commercial, Trust (Discretionary) and Inheritance Planning.

Claire spent 3 years in Japan, post admission as a Barrister and Solicitor, where she further developed her Japanese language skills. She is conversationally fluent in Japanese.

With Claire’s broad knowledge, approachable and down to earth manner, Claire is a wonderful asset to the General Practice team.


The Senior Law team is excited to introduce 2 new additions to the team, Catherine Taylor and Tracy Hyde

Catherine Taylor

Catherine has over 17 years’ experience as a Registered Legal Executive specialising in Inheritance Planning, Estate Administration and Senior Law.

Catherine prides herself on building relationships with her clients and assisting them to navigate through these sensitive and often emotional matters.

Tracy Hyde

Tracy comes to Pitt & Moore from Northland with 15 years’ experience as a Registered Legal Executive.

Tracy has extensive experience in providing assistance with Estate Administration, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Wills.


Pitt & Moore celebrates a win at the New Zealand Law Awards

The firm has been recognised for its role in the Waimea Community Dam transaction.

We were named as part of the team which won “Mid-Market Deal of the Year” award for our work, led by Geoff Caradus, Commercial Partner. It was an extremely complex deal and it is wonderful to receive recognition.

Pitt & Moore were also named a finalist for “Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year”.

The NZ Law Awards are the leading independent awards for the New Zealand legal profession, and judge work completed and services provided between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019.

Anton Trixl, Anderson Lloyd; Gerard Souness, Chapman Tripp; Mei Fern Johnson, Russell McVeagh; David Goodman, Anderson Lloyd; Marty Logan, Pitt and Moore (accepting on behalf of Geoff Caradus)