Our People

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Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen’s team are a dedicated group of individuals who provide friendly, helpful forward thinking advice to their clients. They provide legal advice only in those areas in which they have a high level of expertise, and can significantly contribute to the success of their clients.

Jeremy Hucker

Jeremy Hucker

Partner / Notary Public

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Jeremy Hucker

Partner / Notary Public

BCom, LLB(Hons) – Otago University

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Admitted to Bar: 2000

Jeremy has been in private practice for over 20 years.

He is an experienced property and commercial lawyer and has extensive experience in subdivisions, commercial leasing, the acquisition and sale of businesses, and the acquisition and sale of commercial property.

Jeremy also has extensive experience in estate planning and elder law which involves him bringing an integrated approach towards the formation of trusts, wills and powers of attorney.

Jeremy acts for all manner of individuals in that area and is able to offer tailored advice to achieve the best outcomes for his clients.

“I enjoy solving problems.  In doing so, I appreciate that my clients may not have all of the answers all of the time.  As such, I endeavour to understand both the short and long term goals that my clients have to identify any potential problems before they occur.”

“I also grew up in Taranaki and as such enjoy seeing my clients, and the region, succeed and prosper.”

Expertise

Jeremy has particular experience and knowledge in the legal issues arising in:

  • Commercial property acquisitions and disposals
  • Commercial leasing
  • Subdivisions
  • Easements, land covenants and encumbrances
  • Boundary adjustments
  • Trust and estate planning
  • Elder law
  • Wills and enduring powers of attorney
  • Loan security documentation
  • Residential conveyancing
  • Estate administration

Experience

Partner – Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen
2016 – Present

Associate – Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen
2013 – 2016

Partner/Solicitor – Gillespie Young Watson, Lower Hutt
2004 – 2013

Solicitor – Willis Toomey Robinson, Napier
2000 – 2003

Education

Otago University 1995 – 1999
BCom, LLB(Hons)

Hawera High School

Articles

Trusts Act 2019

Trusts Act 2019 – Guidance for Trustees

Advice needed before subdividing

Legal Ruminations

Case Note – Tan v Auckland Council

Articles

Protection when things go wrong

2015
Farmer Freddy

My House My Castle? Maybe Not If It Is A Unit Title

2014

Getting to grips with crucial details of trusts

2014 03/07/2014

Builder’s Report Conditions

2014 13 March 2014
Builder’s report can be a safeguard for buyers

Future-proofing your family farming business

2013 20 September 2013
Future-proofing your family farming business is complicated, very important and requires good planning and professional advice

Who would want to be a trustee?

Articles 19 September 2013
The problematic role of the trustee services companies

Unit Titles Act Disclosure Regime

2013 8 August 2013
Freddy learns about the Unit Titles Act disclosure regime