Welcome

3 Totara Ave

Thomas & Co Lawyers Ltd is a well established law practice that commenced business in 1966 when the original partner opened what was then only the second law office in New Lynn and just the sixth in West Auckland.

As from 1 April 2017 the practice merged with Titirangi Law Centre established by the Principal Ray Ganda in 1986.

The object of the merger being to continue the proud history of both firms as West Aucklandʼs leading law firms. At the same time this will enable the practice to increase the service offered to our clients. With the merger Ray Ganda joined the existing directors, Don Thomas (Managing Director), Michael Richardson and John Gandy.

We are located in the commercial centre of New Lynn that is the gateway to the green belt West Auckland area that was Waitakere City. Our staff are local residents so know the area and people and are thus able to give specialised practical advice on options available to you.

The practice continues to bring our dedication and experience to all areas of practice as we have since that 1966 start up.

Newsletter

We are pleased to present our latest newsletter with the following articles and more:-

  • Rental property standards

    he Residential Tenancies Act 1986 requires landlords to provide and maintain rental properties in a reasonable state of repair for the tenants. When deciding what is a ʻreasonable state of repairʼ one must consider the age and character of the property and how long itʼs likely ...more

  • The importance of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

    Having enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) and a will in place is important for every adult whatever their age. A will is a legal document that lets you decide how you want your property, care for your dependants (partner, children etc.) and your body to be dealt with after you die. EPAs allow you ...more

  • Under what circumstances should you form a Trust

    There are a number of circumstances under which you should consider forming a trust. Some of the common purposes of a trust, and the structures utilised, will be discussed in this article. ...more

E-Notarisation

As a newly introduced service for clients I am the first and only Notary in New Zealand able to provide electronic versions of Notarial acts and instruments. See Notary Services for more detail.

Mortgage Interest Rates

The latest mortgage interest rates may be found here.