Small Business Services

Downie Stewart specialises in helping small businesses resolve the myriad of legal issues that arise.   We have a team of lawyers with a wealth of practical experience supporting small businesses.

We can help in areas such as:

  • Employment issues
  • Terms of trade
  • Bad debt prevention and collection
  • Lease agreements
  • Commercial agreements
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Ownership structures
  • Franchising
  • Company formation
  • Company constitution issues
  • Directors duties
  • Share issues
  • Partnership agreements
  • Statutory requirements
  • Property issues
  • Business trading issues

Paul Buckner leads our small business team.  His team includes Pieter Brits and Jane Fletcher.

Paul Buckner Small Business Lawyer   Pieter Brits Small Business Lawyer  
        Paul Buckner

 Pieter Brits 

    Jane Fletcher 


Downie Stewart Lawyers Dunedin 8th Level, 265 Princes St, Dunedin, 9016 03-477 2263
PO Box 1345, Dunedin 9054 |  Fax: 03 477 4021  |  E: info@downiestewart.co.nz