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Ross Sly

LLB | Partner

After previously working overseas and in law firms in Manukau and East Auckland, Ross returns to Galbraiths to join Michael and Stephen as a partner.

Ross has worked predominantly as a property lawyer, providing general commercial advice, including business advice such as sales of shares and business sales and purchases, and family trust advice.

Ross lives locally in Cockle Bay and outside of work enjoys spending time with his two daughters, running, boating and fishing.

Kristine King

LLB | BCom

Kristine works primarily in the areas of property, commercial law and trusts and has a passion for working with property developers and property traders.

In addition to her legal work, Kristine is the Auckland area legal speaker for the ANZ Property Unlocked Seminar series and undertakes staff training on property issues for organisations such as ANZ and Bayleys. Kristine also provides specialist advice to the New Zealand Law Society on property matters during her work as a Standards Committee member.


Peter Taylor

BDS Chartered Accountants

I am an accomplished enthusiastic professional with many years in financial management roles prior to being a chartered accountant in public practice. I am a business adviser and mentor consulting to business owners and investors and have focused on improving owner and investor returns through attention to identifying opportunities for growth as opposed to cutting costs. Our focus instead is on capital raising strategies systematization of processes and maxmizing efficiencies.

As a director at BDS Chartered Accountants I offer a fresh, energetic and creative approach aiming to not only grow your wealth and protect your assets but to maximize returns through a review of your processes and underperforming areas of your business. In doing so we can unlock your business potential and take it to the next level.

We focus on more than the numbers and will guide your business with assistance in the areas of strategic planning, mentoring and governance. Using our extensive networks nationally and internationally, you have all the tools necessary to succeed,

My passion is quite simply to help businesses maximize their full potential and deliver value through the identification of efficiencies and opportunities for growth. We are comfortable lending a helping hand or providing full support with the changes recommended. We encourage systematization of processes and methodologies to achieve superior performance. Essentially our clients are challenged to “think outside the square”.


Grant Ashton

Ashton Build

Paul Buddle

Tailored Building

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Ryan Meynell

Dependable House Inspections

Ryan Meynell is one of the professionals in the industry with more than 25 years experience in the building industry as a builder, as a carpenter, and visionary founder of Dependable House Inspections.

Furthermore, he has functioned as a building official in charge of signing-off on code compliance inspections for the development and renovations of properties. In times past he has worked as a project manager for different residential construction companies. The experience he has garnered over time has been resourceful, because they have provided him with extensive knowledge about the building codes, as well as helped him develop the skills needed to identify defects, even to the minutest detail. This is where Dependable House Inspections comes into the rescue.


Hayden Griffin

Get Plumbed Limited

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