Mr John Hart

Tax & Trust Law Specialist
Mr John Hart
Mr John Hart
LLB (Hons), M Jur, TEP
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Contact Details

Correspondence Address

PO Box 6011, Wellesley St, AUCKLAND 1141

Delivery Address

Level 6, 36 Kitchener St, AUCKLAND 1010

About Me

John has practised law for 40 years and has specialised in tax and trust law for 36 years. During that period he spent 3 years working in a senior management role in the offshore trust industry, first with Standard Chartered Bank and then with the Bank of Bermuda.

John commenced his career with the national law firm Kensington Swan and became a partner in 1986. John commenced practice as a specialist tax and trusts barrister in April 2001. He provides tax and trust advice to a wide range of New Zealand and offshore corporate and private clients, and not-for-profit organisations. The majority of his work is cross-border/international in nature.

John is a frequent presenter at conferences in New Zealand and internationally, and has authored numerous publications on tax and trust law issues. He was a part-time Teaching Fellow at the University of Auckland for the Master of Taxation Studies degree.

John was founding Chairman of the New Zealand branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and has served as a STEP Worldwide Council member.

Professional Details

Areas of Expertise
  • Equity and/or Trusts
  • Taxation
Practice Locations
  • Auckland

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