What Can You Expect From Us?

We are a trusted and highly regarded law firm providing services to the clients from different countries.

Loughlin McGuire is a trusted and highly regarded boutique law firm, specialising in tailoring legal services to meet client needs.

We are lawyers committed to delivering the very highest standards of professional service to our clients. We act for institutions and individuals, advising and assisting clients in many areas of the law.

We provide the best service in three different languages: English, Russian and Chinese. Our firm specialises in residential and commercial property, sale and purchase of businesses, immigration, tenancies and leases, family law, trusts and resolving disputes.

Our focus is always on fostering a friendly yet professional relationship that underpins the specialized legal services Loughlin McGuire & Roud Lawyers provides to you, in the timeframe that you require. Our services are of a high quality, yet pragmatic and affordable.

We are proud of our record of serving our clients and look forward to working with you no matter what your legal requirements may be. Our motto is “Nothing is impossible”. Although the firm has its office in Auckland, we service clients from New Zealand and around the world.

Our History

The name is probably derived from Lough which is the Irish form of loch and pronounced ‘Locklin’. The change from Maguire to McGuire took place in New Zealand on arrival because the name was wrongly recorded by a clerk in a government recording office. Over the past 190 years the name Loughlin or Laughlin has been kept alive by:

  • Patrick Loughlin born 1797
  • Laughlin Patrick born 1837
  • Patrick Laughlin born 1920
  • Patrick Loughlin born 1953

Patrick Loughlin McGuire started practising law in 1988. In 1992 he established his own practice which was very successful. Since those times the firm has undergone mergers and restructuring in accordance with the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006.

Our Team

Our team consists of a principal, a senior consultant and other support staff. Our exceptional results could not be achieved without our committed and dedicated staff at all levels. Most of our staff have been with us for many years. It is as a result of this strong sense of team spirit that we can assure clients that their instructions will be carried out professionally and efficiently.

Our team members speak all Chinese dialects and the Russian language. Staff training remains high on our priorities and our team is constantly furthering their legal education.

Serge Roud, the current director, joined the practice as a solicitor in 2006 and, in 2009, became a partner of the firm. Serge has a law degree with honours from a Russian University and, having completed study at the University of Auckland Law School, was admitted to the Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. Serge has 35 years of combined legal experience in both Continental and English law systems. He has worked at local government level in Russia and was a principal of a large Russian law firm, specialising in advising foreign businessmen in respect of Russian law and investment opportunities. Serge has been a member of an immigration committee for a number of years. His areas of personal and professional interest are property, contract, family and business law, and he has had a number of successful cases in these fields, as well as having an in-depth knowledge of criminal, commercial and immigration law.

Our Areas of Expertise

  • Residential and commercial property
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Immigration
  • Criminal law
  • Business law
  • Tenancies and leases
  • Family law
  • Trusts and resolving disputes

To find out more or enlist our services, get in touch today.

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