Over the years we have become a trusted name in the establishment and administration of asset ownership structures including:
Helmore Ayers is the third oldest law firm in Canterbury founded by Mr G N Helmore. We have a large practice based around asset ownership structuring, commercial law and property transactions, which includes consultancy work for legal and accounting firms, banks and trust companies both domestically and internationally. In recent years this business has grown and we have expanded our service by presenting national and international seminars on related topics for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand, the New Zealand Law Society and the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners.
We provide a comprehensive client service including:
Expert legal advice.
Establishment of legal structures including:
Trusts, Limited Partnerships, Managed Trust Companies, Private Trust Companies, Employee Benefit Trusts, Private Equity Investment Trusts, Asset Protection Trusts, Pre-migration Trusts and Shari'a Compliant Trusts.
Administration of such legal structures .
Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme ("QROPS") transfers.
Legal opinions relating to New Zealand legal structures .
Anti-money laundering and related risk management.
Liaison with clients, relationship managers, accountants, lawyers, private bankers, investment managers and tax advisors.