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Thank you for your work and the great advice that you have given us both.  I would highly recommend you to others.

Kind regards, Annette MacPherson


Brilliant, thanks for all your help.  I’ve found the service from you guys to be excellent!  Really clear, concise and prompt!  Many thanks.

I am writing to say what a great firm Stevens Orchard Lawyers is.

I have had the sad duty to be the executor for 3 close family members over the last 3 years.

None of these wills were easy to navigate and settle. Fractious family members made it tough going.

The lawyers I dealt with over all of these and the Legal executives were patient, thorough, kind and considerate. Their knowledge and advice was extremely helpful when the going got tough.

They walked me through 2 property settlements, paid bills, negotiated with companies over insurances, rates, power accounts, investments and two complaints over workmanship on house repairs. No question was too difficult and all responses were prompt and easy to understand.

I don’t want to ever have to pick up the role of executor ever again, however if that does happen then I would have no hesitation in engaging this Legal firm again, or recommending them to others. I can’t thank them enough for their services –

They are outstanding!

The lovely Stevens Orchard Team of Ladies are indeed a “highly qualified, feisty team of lawyers with heart, integrity and great heads for business”. It is with some sadness, that we are leaving Westport after 10 years in residence, during which Louise and Jane have assisted us with buying three sections, selling 3 homes, setting up one Family Trust, and advising on employment law. Tamara and Charmaine have been at the end of a phone or email providing “rock solid support” to both us, as clients, and Jane and Louise. Whenever a signature is required, these ladies will ensure all “I’s are dotted and t’s crossed”. Both the Nelson and Westport offices work seamlessly together as a well-oiled machine to deliver a timely, affordable and stress-free outcome for their clients. Jane will make sure you know the finer details of any property purchases you make, while Louise will ensure that the exact amount of rates are paid on selling, keep tabs on the other party, and that costs are as quoted. Tech savvy “Girl Friday” Kylie will unobtrusively connect Westport clients with the Nelson Team via SKYPE when required. Even though we have moved out of the district, we will continue to work with the lovely Team at Stevens Orchard as we have a well-established rapport, and everyone is only an email, phone call or Skype session away.

Many thanks for looking after all of our legal needs these last 10 years, we look forward to continuing to work with you all over the next decade.

As always, superb service. Thank you. Enjoy your weekend.

We have settled into our new home and have a moment to say Thank You for your good work with reorganising our sales and purchases.

We found you to be very organised and clear with your dealings with us.

When we get a moment we will call in and thank you personally but wanted to take a moment to do so now and wish you all the best for the festive season and holiday break (ok for some!)

We just want to say thank you very much for all your hard work in making our dreams come true. We truly appreciate your positive attitude and the fact you never let us give up. Thank you Jane from the bottom of our hearts.

Thank you so much for taking care of all our stress!!! You have done an amazing job.

We are delighted with the service we have received for the settlement of Mum’s estate & with the updating of our legal documents. All have been conducted in a friendly atmosphere with lots of smiles and a genuine caring attitude. We’ve really appreciated your advice, your easy-to-understand explanations of all the detail & the efficient way in which you have finalised Mum’s estate. Thanks to your professionalism we feel very relaxed knowing that our legal matters have been completed with such ease.

We were thrilled with the service you provided! We were hoping you would be able to represent us again…?

Thank you for your exemplary assistance in this matter and earlier with our Mother’s estate.

Margot was excellent in helping me through a really difficult time for me and my daughter. She was always upbeat and I was impressed with the quality of advice and legal service she gave me in my parenting dispute. Margot walked me through the process and made it easier. Words can’t describe how awesome she has been!

The Committee have asked me to express their thanks for the work that you carried out for us in the purchase of the land. It truly is appreciated.

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