Helping you take care of business
Helping you navigate the golden years
Helping protect your property
We help people and businesses make the most of the law
Less stress, more expertise
At Pier Law, we provide comprehensive, client-centred legal services through the collective experience and expertise of our lawyers, legal executives, and support staff.
The right lawyer, the right help
We match each client and legal problem with the Pier Law team member(s) best suited to be able to understand and achieve the needs of the client and the situation.
Less paperwork, more advice
We are a firm that understands that what is valuable to clients is a mix of creative problem solving and practical advice. Paperwork follows and flows from problem solving.
Indira & Lisa bring their expertise to the team
Indira – Director | Solicitor LL.B (Hons)
Indira began her legal career by following her father and grandfather into their family law practice. After migrating to New Zealand she was admitted to the bar in 1994. Following this, she worked at Community Law Canterbury and as a Legal Advisor for the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. Indira returned to provate practice in 1999 and purchased Strowan Law in 2003. In 2021 Indira joined Pier Law as a Director following a merge of the Strowan Law and Pier Law practices.
Lisa – Senior Associate LL.B (Hons) BA (Psych)
Lisa graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2007 with a BA in Psychology and LL.B (Hons). Lisa was admitted to the bar in 2007 and began her legal career with Strowan Law before joining Pier Law as a Senior Associate in 2021. Lisa has a strong interest in family law with a real passion for legal aid. Lisa is friendly and outgoing and enjoys creating long lasting relationships with everyone she meets.
But the familiar faces of our team remain
Bill Herbison – Managing Director LL.B
Bill is the founder of the firm and a specialist in business, commercial and residential property, asset protection, trusts and estate planning and family law matters. Bill is not your old-school lawyer, he is known for his down to earth manner and is friendly and approachable and engages with his clients with frankness and integrity.
Caroline Davey -Director | Solicitor LL.B B.Com.
Caroline has proved herself to be one of those rare lawyers who is both assiduous and exacting but combines that with a down to earth personality, great people skills, genuine empathy and a ‘can do’ attitude. She primarily concentrates in property law and family trusts and has a particular interest in dealing with first home buyers and young families.
What our clients have to say
J. E. Dean Ltd – Builders of fine homes
“We have dealt with Pier Law for a number of years on several personal matters and some complex business requirements.
We have always found Pier Law to be professional and thorough with all our business and have taken a personal type approach to matters ensuring that the complexities of the relevant laws are fully understood.
My wife myself and our business would have no hesitation in recommending Pier Law to any organisation or person that may require legal Services.”
Paul Thompson BCom. – Chartered Accountant
“Our association with Pier Law goes back over 10 years. In that time we have found Pier Law to be an outstanding organisation capable of handling every aspect of our mutual client’s legal needs…
Above all what differentiates Pier Law & Bill Herbison from other Law firms is their practical no nonsense approach to solving legal problems…We would have no hesitation in re commending them to anyone who is in need of Legal or Trustee services.”