Richard Taylor

LLB University of Auckland
BCom University of Auckland

Direct Phone: + 64 9 920 8666
Mobile: + 64 21 777 366

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  • Member: Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners
  • Member: CAANZ Trust Special Interest Group

  • Trust law
  • Personal asset and tax planning
  • Relationship property issues
  • Succession
  • Estates
  • Charitable trusts
Richard Taylor-WEB-5381-289
Areas of practice include:
  • Advising and opining on legal issues relating to trusts, the administration of trusts, resettlement and variation of trusts, estate planning, estates and wills.
  • Establishing private family trusts, charitable trusts, incorporated societies and other organisations.
  • Advising on the legal aspects of the investment of trust funds and generally on trustees' prudential duties.
  • Preparing and advising on relationship property agreements and issues.
  • Advising on matrimonial and relationship property disputes.
  • Advising on planning opportunities upon immigration into New Zealand and emigration from New Zealand.
  • Advising on the use of New Zealand trusts in international tax planning.
  • Establishing trustee operations in New Zealand in the context of international tax planning.
  • Advising and guiding families on succession issues and developing strategies to address such issues.
  • Advising and assisting trustees and beneficiaries in relation to the variation of trust instruments including applications to the Court.
  • Advising and assisting clients (including Trustee Companies) on a broad range of issues involving the interpretation of trust deeds, duties of trustees and the management and administration of trusts.
  • Advising on family protection and testamentary promises claims.
Contact us
+64 9 920 8660
South British Insurance Company Limited Building
Level 7
3-13 Shortland Street
Auckland 1140
New Zealand