At Lundons Law we believe in straightforward and open communication and treating our clients with respect. These are values embodied by solicitor John Lundon who founded the business in 1991. They are values we believe in and continue to live by.
Based in Blenheim, Lundons Law provides practical legal advice and representation for a range of legal services that affect families and businesses in the Marlborough and Kaikōura region. We provide services in the region, throughout New Zealand, and to overseas clients.
Lundons Law operates as a team – every one of our staff members is experienced in their work areas, professional on all fronts and are contributors to the Marlborough community.
Our staff are encouraged to build a working relationship with you to ensure that we are all available and able to deliver early and effective solutions for your legal needs.
We have both solicitors and litigators at Lundons Law, covering all your legal needs.
Steve Riley, Director
In 2003 Steve Riley joined the partnership and took over the firm when John Lundon retired in 2007.
Steve is a solicitor and can help you with conveyancing, subdivision, estate planning, business and commercial matters, and advice involving vineyards.
Steve’s enjoyment in working with our clients is in finding solutions and practical outcomes. Steve has an easy and straightforward communication style. He focuses on each client and will ensure you understand the process and know where things are heading.
Simon Gaines, Director
Solicitor & Litigator
Simon brings experience and expertise in the area of litigation/dispute resolution to Lundons Law. Most disputes are resolved before they go to court. In the event an early resolution isn’t achievable, Simon appears in the District Court, High Court and the Court of Appeal, Tribunals, resource management local government hearings, and the Environment Court.
Simon can help you with resource management, resolving disputes, representation in court, estates administration and with separation/divorce and agreements for the division of relationship property.
Kristin White, Associate
Kristin joined Lundons Law as a solicitor in 2019. She is a third generation Marlburian, with a focus on building and maintaining strong relationships with our clients, and within the community.
Kristin’s pragmatic approach is essential in working with our clients to achieve their goals.
Contact Kristin for assistance with conveyancing, estate and succession planning, relationship property, and business and commercial matters.
Solicitor & Litigator
Nelsonian by birth, Cantabrian raised, Marlburian by choice.
Jonathan has a background in commercial law, legal research and problem solving and works with Simon in civil litigation.
Jonathan feels that lawyers should be approachable and provide pragmatic and thoughtful advice when serving their clients. Because the core of legal work is everyday people, he works hard to provide jargon-free, sensible communication and can help you with commercial, employment, relationship property and dispute resolution matters.
Our Legal Assistants & Support Team
All of our team are efficient, diligent and great during client interactions.
Bridgette is a legal assistant, working in a variety of areas. She is a valued member of our team and co-ordinates our activities to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009.
Dianne is our receptionist and manages our trust account. Dianne has a wealth of experience and is a valued member of our team who is the first point of contact for all calls and visits to the office. She is approachable and welcoming.
Dijana has been a registered legal executive since 2010. She has extensive experience, particularly in conveyancing. Dijana is friendly and professional and works alongside Steve.
Jo is a legal executive who works predominantly in conveyancing. With a degree in resource management she is thorough and focused. Jo is friendly and generous with her time. She assists in the preparation of accurate documentation to facilitate the smooth completion of matters for clients.
Vanessa is a legal assistant who has worked with the firm for 18 years. She is efficient, practical and diligent. She ensures that all documentation is prepared quickly and accurately. Vanessa largely works with conveyancing matters and her knowledge in this area is an asset to our team.
Vicky is a registered legal executive. Her key practice areas are trusts and estates which she administers with an eye for detail and precision. Vicky is friendly and empathetic which is essential when helping people through a difficult time in their lives.