Consultant - Whangarei
Barbara has a strong business practice, including advising on asset sales and purchases, business contracts, intellectual property, company share transactions and business growth structuring.
She also has commercial property expertise and advises individual and corporate clients on subdivisions and leasing, resource management issues, as well as attending to issues at the intersection of companies and trusts.
A dual US-NZ citizen, Barbara studied and practiced law in the US (Hawaii and North Carolina) for over 15 years before moving to New Zealand in 1997. She joined a predecessor WRMK firm (Urlich McNab Kilpatrick) in 2002.
Outside of work, Barbara enjoys hiking and travelling.
Qualifications: BA, University of Maryland; Juris Doctor, George Washington University, Washington DC
Admitted: 2002 New Zealand, 1979 USA
- Assisting a local business establish a franchise system as its business growth model
- Advising on the restructuring of company shareholding to facilitate an employee share scheme
- As part of a trademark application process, drafting and negotiating a Co-Existence Agreement with a competing TM owner, and
- Providing the legal support for a developer in implementing a staged commercial subdivision, including issues of zoning, reverse sensitivity, seabed management, leasehold and local authority freehold interests.
P: 09 470 2574
Contact Barbara Beck
|DDI||09 470 2567|
Barbara Beck's Specialist Services
Whether you are looking for savvy contracts to minimise your business risk, ways to expand and grow, or the time has come to sell or wind up your business, we can help.
Trusts and asset planning
Protecting the things you and your family have worked hard for is important. Trusts are an excellent tool for protecting your assets and ensuring they pass on to the right people.
Barbara Beck's Blog Posts
Want to Make your Mark? Register It!
October 06, 2016
Does your business have a trade name or do you have a branding idea for a new business venture? If so, you have some homework to do.
Our guide to Trust Property Transactions
December 03, 2015
Are you aware of the new tax legislation which will affect all trusts when they buy or sell property?
Selling your business and assigning the lease?
April 22, 2014
You may still be liable on the lease!