Business Structuring expertise

There are many business structures available for you to set up and carry on your business.

Each structure has its own legal, financial and regulatory implications.

One structure may offer your business certain tax efficiencies, or limit legal liability, more than others.

Choosing the right legal structure for your business is a critical decision, requiring a careful analysis of many factors, including the nature of the business itself, its funding needs and who will own and run the business.

Our team of experienced lawyers can help you assess the relative merits of each structure and determine the best option for your business.

Stace Hammond’s expertise includes advising on, and assisting with establishment of, the following business structures:

  • Ownership Structures
  • Private Equity
  • Joint Ventures
  • Sole Traders
  • Trusts (including charitable trusts and NZ foreign trusts)
  • Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Joint Ventures (incorporated and un-incorporated)
  • Societies (incorporated and un-incorporated)
  • Clubs, Associations and Non-profit organisations
  • Regulatory Compliance

"It was amongst the best decisions I made in my business and political career." Russ Rimmington on 50 years of using Stace Hammond for legal advice.