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Lyndsey PartridgeLyndsey Partridge

Lyndsey Partridge

Lyndsey Partridge

Special Counsel

M:+64 27 274 9738

T:+64 9 357 9021


F:+64 9 357 9099



LLB (Hons), University of Liverpool LLM (Hons), University of Cambridge


1988 England and Wales, 1994 New Zealand


Lyndsey specialises in succession and asset planning with an expertise in trusts.

Lyndsey is a leading practitioner in the trusts area with extensive experience in all aspects of trust formation; trust administration and management; succession planning; trust resettlements; asset planning; and personal property ownership.

Lyndsey also advises a significant number of charities including high-profile charities such as the Sir Peter Blake Trust and Auckland City Mission. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is a co-author of the New Zealand chapter of Planning and Administration of Offshore and Onshore Trusts (Tottel Publishing).

Recent experience

Lyndsey's experience includes:

  • providing legal advice to other law firms in respect of their clients’ complex trust-related issues
  • advising individuals and families on trust structuring and compliance issues
  • providing specific advice on the restructuring of family trusts, including succession issues, whilst maintaining trust structures
  • preparing deeds of family arrangement governing property division in complex family situations
  • preparing agreements under the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 coupled with settlement of joint trusts, and
  • assisting in major constitutional reviews for charitable clients of their governing documentation and preparing modern compliant trust deeds for a number of charities in anticipation of registration under the Charities Act 2005.