Senior Lawyer - Whangarei
Alice is a member of our rural law team, with particular expertise in asset planning and rural matters. She has practised law in both New Zealand and Australia including as a solicitor in Warrnambool in South West Victoria. Alice and her husband previously part-owned a dairy farm near Warrnambool (where they lived with their children for a number of years before returning to Whangarei in 2016), and also sharemilk on the family farm at Poroti.
As both a dairy farmer and solicitor Alice understands the expectations of rural clients and is known for her practical advice and friendly and accessible manner.
Alice has also previously worked for WRMK Lawyers’ commercial team (then known as Webb Ross) between 2006 and 2009.
Qualifications: LLB, BA, University of Canterbury
- Buying and selling rural businesses – Alice’s clients have been very grateful for her pragmatic and effective approach to managing the increasing warranty and other obligations associated with the sale of dairy farms.
- Asset planning – streamlining and simplifying trust and structural arrangements for a number of clients with assets spread across multiple and various structures.
P: 09 470 2584
Contact Alice Chapman
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Alice Chapman's Specialist Services
Whether you’re buying or selling a farm, subdividing or planning for the next generation, we can give you specialist advice and assistance.
Trusts and asset planning
Protecting the things you and your family have worked hard for is important. Trusts are an excellent tool for protecting your assets and ensuring they pass on to the right people.
Alice Chapman's Blog Posts
Farmers as Employers - Dealing with Timesheets
September 21, 2016
As farms both within Northland and nationwide become larger and staffing numbers naturally increase, farmers are continuing to grapple with increasing regulatory compliance and their role as employers. Farmers often hear that the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is focusing on farmers as employers and wonder what their obligations actually are and how best to meet them.