We are a team of down to earth, friendly and approachable lawyers who will focus on your needs and wants and deliver outstanding results. We have chosen to work under the Base Law umbrella as we believe in work-life-balance, are family orientated, community focused, pragmatic, open-minded, solutions driven and passionate about helping our clients.

We appreciate that life can be over complicated, and our aim is always to focus on flexibility and simplicity to make the basics more affordable and accessible and, most importantly, more enjoyable to put in place!

It is vital to us that every person we serve is confident that they received the best possible advice, efficiently and without drama. Equally important, we want you to enjoy the experience as much as possible.

We value open communication with our clients. The better we understand your needs, the better we can meet them. We are open and honest, and this style makes it easy for clients to trust us and to trust they have the right information to make the best possible decision.

We are happy to talk about fees and will provide a fee estimate based on our experience on similar matters. You will always know how much you will be charged, whether it is an hourly rate or a fixed price agreement.

Try us, you will notice the difference.

Suzie Sneddon (nee Leuschke)

BCom, LLB

Having started her legal career as a commercial solicitor with Simpson Grierson in 2003, owned and managed a corporate health and fitness facility, and worked in both recruitment and legal technology industries, Suzie has a broad background of experience and skills to offer her clients.

It was Suzie’s desire to help others, which led her to focus on assisting clients with their personal matters including wills, enduring powers of attorney, trusts, asset planning, conveyancing, relationship property matters, entrance into retirement village living and obtaining funding for rest home care.

Now specialised in these areas of law, Suzie has a wealth of practical experience to share with her clients and her holistic, pragmatic approach ensures you are well looked after. If you like the thought of working with someone who really cares and takes the time to get to know you and your individual and family circumstances, please contact Suzie.

Rosie Fleming

LLB

Rosie gained her LLB at the University of Otago and since 2004 has worked at Auckland firms McVeagh Fleming and Fleming Foster, with a 3 year stint in London working in Property and Charities Law. Rosie is dedicated to establishing an honest and straightforward relationship with clients and providing them with the best legal solution for their needs.

She is driven to make sure clients understand their legal affairs, whether regarding their Will, Enduring Powers of Attorney, a Trust they may be associated with, an Estate they may be an executor of, a Relationship Property Agreement, an Occupation Right Agreement or their gifting programme and Rest Home Subsidies.

Rosie has many years of experience in these areas and believes in utilising her experience to provide a sincere, efficient and highly professional service. Rosie has a flexible approach and is able to meet clients at a place and time that suits them.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do you set your fees?

Our preference is to work with fixed fees. However, in some circumstances this will not be possible (due to the nature of the work or situation) and our fee will be determined by an hourly rate. In such cases, we will provide you with an estimate of costs prior to commencing work and keep you informed throughout the process of where costs are at. Whether it’s a fixed price agreement or an hourly rate, our fees will always be fair and reasonable, and you’ll always know how much you’ll be charged. Our fees policy is based around transparency, with no surprises.

Can you come to us for meetings?

Certainly. Our approach is to be flexible and available. We can meet clients at a place and time that suits them.

Can you see us after hours or in the weekend?

Certainly. Our approach is to be flexible and available. We can meet clients at a place and time that suits them.

What if something is outside your areas of law?

Base Law specialises in certain areas of law only. However, we have a close network of lawyers who specialise in various other areas of law and, in all instances when anyone approaches us (whether an existing or a new client), we will invariably refer them to a Lawyer or Lawyers that will be able to assist them.

Do you do Legal Aid?

Base Law does not undertake legal aid work. However, in all instances when anyone approaches us in need of Legal Aid, we will invariably refer them to a Lawyer or Lawyers that we are aware of that undertake Legal Aid work or refer them to the Law Society for a list of such practitioners.

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  • Suzie clearly delivered to myself and others a focused and friendly approach to all the issues presented to her. We had some older family member matters to resolve; Wills, Trust issues, License to Occupy, etc.. Suzie provided exceptional service, concise and sound advice which we accepted and followed through in the execution of the required legal documents. Suzie is professional, focused and pragmatic in providing intelligent legal solutions and recommendations.
    Jonathan W
  • Our family has used Rosie for everything from wills and family trusts to house purchases and sales. I can absolutely recommend her, she is easy to deal with, communicates well, makes things simple and to top it off is a lovely person to work with.  
    Tim Hawes
  • “Rosie helped us with our wills and powers of attorney and she made it such an easy process for us. She gave us a lot of advice and explained different ways we could do it, all along with a friendly professionalism. I cannot recommend her enough and will definitely be using her services in the future.”  
    Julian & Malin Dimech