Immigration - Our experience is broad, we can help with:
General immigration queries, which can be discussed at an Immigration Consultation one-on-one with an immigration specialist
Advice regarding eligibility to apply for residency under the Skilled Migrant, Investor, Entrepreneur, Parent, Retiree, Dependent Child
Full service for all Investor, Entrepreneur, Work, Skilled Migrant and citizenship applications
Advice and preparation of appeals to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal
Advice and preparation of Section 61 applications
Preparation of reconsideration applications for a declined work visa onshore
Requests for priority processing of applications and liaising with INZ Technical Advisors and Managers in special or complex circumstances
Overseas Investment and International Clients - If you are an overseas investor, or a vendor planning to sell to overseas investors, we can assist with:
Preparing OIO applications for consent, including advice and assistance with investment business plans and financial projections
¿Sensitive land¿ advice and due diligence investigations
Potential immigration considerations
Advice regarding ¿benefit¿ factors required for properties such as high country rural and lifestyle properties
Strategic advice about criteria for approval
Referral to key advisers and parties required for the specific investment
Applications for exemptions
We also offer ancillary services to the above.
Business and Company Law - If you are a business owner, an existing company, or are thinking of establishing a new venture, we have extensive experience with:
General commercial advice and company structuring
Corporate governance (director and shareholder advice)
Shareholder agreements and company constitutions
Intellectual property advice and trademark applications for registration
Sales and purchases of a business, asset, or share sales
Preparation of commercial contracts and terms of trade
Liquor license applications
Leasing and rent reviews
Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) registrations and advice
Financing, credit and loan agreements
General Practice - Wills and estate planning Applications for Probate and Letters of Administration Estate Administration Writing letters of wishes and guidance for trustees Property Sharing Agreements Relationship Property separation or ¿contracting out¿ agreements Independent advice on a Relationship Property agreements Enduring Powers of Attorney advice and certification Trust formation and ongoing annual administration Transferring property to a Trust
What makes us different?
In matters of our specialty and as a General Practice, we strive to do our best to provide exceptional legal services, designed to meet our customers' needs.
We are unique in that we are a technologically advanced legal practice, utilising the latest cloud based technology. This enables us to be connected to clients anywhere in the world. We can be reached any time of day or night making time zones irrelevant if you need to communicate with us. We pride ourselves on our exemplary service and attention to customers' needs.
To date we have been successful in 100% of all Goldman Legal prepared Overseas Investment Office (OIO) Applications. We have a thorough understanding of the OIO application process and go above and beyond to assist customers with their legal needs.
Elliot Goldman, Principal
Elliot is the Founding Partner of Goldman Legal. Elliot has extensive experience acting for local and international individuals and entities across a broad range of legal matters.
I am based in Auckland and have been utilising Goldman Legals expertise for a number of years. Elliot and his team have provided sound advice on a number of trust, company and property due diligence matters. The team are a pleasure to deal with and I look forward to continuing our relationship.
Well done team!