+64 4 473 7733 office@mhlaw.co.nz Level 9, 3-11 Hunter Street, Wellington

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Mahony Horner Lawyers is a law firm in the Wellington CBD led by Tom Mahony, Elspeth Horner  and Harry Rattray. We focus on creating strong client relationships founded on mutual trust and confidence.

The firm builds on the success of Cullens - The Employment Law Firm which joined Mahony Horner Lawyers in 2021, and of Mahony Burrowes Horner Lawyers and Burrowes & Co, being firms founded by Michael Burrowes. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you or discuss your legal needs.

MH Law

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What We Do


We provide practical business solutions for small to medium-sized businesses based around the Wellington region. Tom Mahony leads our team of lawyers who can provide expert advice regarding your business. We help out in many ways from buying and selling to insolvency advice.

Not For Profit Organisations

We are proud to act for National Charities together with Not for Profit Incorporated Societies and Trade Associations. We provide advice regarding governance, regulatory compliance as well as operational advice for our clients in these sectors.


Elspeth Horner leads the Litigation team – she has acted on civil litigation disputes her whole career and with the Mahony Horner Lawyers team provides strong representation for clients engaged in a dispute.


We act for insurers and provide advice regarding all aspects of insurance law.


Our Employment lawyers are true specialists in this area of law.  We have experience acting for a wide range of employer clients from both the public and private sectors, and for individual employees.

Property and Construction

We provide expert advice regarding all aspects of property, both residential and commercial.

We also have a deep knowledge of the Construction industry both in the commercial and residential sectors.

Private Client

Our team can also ensure all of your family needs are met, as we take your individual needs to hand.

Māori Legal

We represent clients all over the country with a wide range of issues, whether with advice or assistance with litigation. Dr Bryan Gilling leads our team of lawyers who can provide expert advice relating to Te Tiriti o Waitangi claims, Māori land issues and or Marine and Coastal Area Act applications.


Working hours

Mon. - Fri. 8.30AM - 5.30PM

(+64) 4 473 7733