Trust & Asset Planning
All areas of Trust law covered
If you’re planning to set up a trust – or want to know if your existing trust is structured to your best advantage – Wynn Williams can help.
We provide advice in all areas of trust law – whether you’re establishing a simple family trust, or need advice on complex trust structuring and asset planning.
If you have an existing trust, we’ll review it to ensure the trust deeds are appropriately drafted, and asset structures are organised most advantageously. We can also provide sound advice on trust issues relating to relationship property claims.
For your trustees, we can offer a comprehensive best-practice trust administration service. This provides peace of mind that your trust is being properly administered, and minimises the risk of a challenge to its validity.
We’ll ensure you achieve the best outcome for you, your business and your family.

If you’re planning to set up a trust – or want to know if your existing trust is structured to your best advantage – Wynn Williams can help. 

Trusts Act 2019 will be coming in to force in January 2021. There are a number of key considerations. We have prepared the following document with Information for Trustees




COVID-19 Trusts and Charities: What you should know

In the context of a global pandemic affecting lives and livelihoods the world over, the focus of most of us has been on those legal matters which are front and center in our lives. What has perhaps gone under the radar is the impact COVID-19 may have for our trusts and charities, many of whom hold investments that are likely to be significantly affected by the ensuing economic fallout.

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A trust transformation

It is often said that New Zealand has one of the highest rates of trusts per capita – the government estimates there are somewhere between 300,000 and 500,000 trusts operating in New Zealand. 2019 brings a long-anticipated change to the law of trusts in the form of the Trusts Act 2019.

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