Cockcroft d’Young Moorhouse Limited Lawyers

Cockcroft d’Young Moorhouse Limited (also known as “Codymo Lawyers”), is an incorporated legal practice providing general legal services to the Devonport community, wider Auckland and beyond for the past 40 years. We pride ourselves in developing practical solutions to our clients’ problems and deliver a personalized service to suit your particular situation.

Our team of lawyers assist our clients in all aspects of buying and selling residential and commercial property, relationship property agreements, wills and estates, trusts and asset protection, and commercial law.

Our lawyers also each have distinct areas of specialty knowledge where they are able to advise clients on the more complex or unusual issues such as commercial leasing, intellectual property, technology and media law, franchising and education law.

The firm’s directors, Bruce d’Young, Brett Preston-Thomas, Kirstin Opie and Iva Wright, are ably assisted by a friendly, efficient and experienced team of support personnel.

Our particular emphasis is on the following:

Residential Property

  • Buying & Selling
  • Subdivisions & Development
  • Easements and boundary adjustments
  • Unit titles and cross-leases
  • Mortgages and loan arrangements

Commercial Property

  • Commercial developments
  • Buying and selling
  • Leases
  • Financing


  • Formation and administration
  • Sale and purchase of shares
  • Shareholder agreements


  • Sale & purchase
  • Commercial leases
  • Commercial contracts

Wills & Estates

  • Wills
  • Estate administration
  • Family protection claims

Trusts & Asset Protection

  • Trust formation
  • Trust administration
  • Asset protection

Law for the Elderly

  • Enduring powers of attorney
  • Retirement village licences
  • Applications for property manager
  • Applications for welfare guardian

Family law

  • Relationship property agreements

Employment Law

  • Employment agreements
  • Employment advice

Working with individuals, families, couples and businesses we are committed to providing the highest quality legal service and advice.

Cockcroft d'Young Moorhouse Limited Lawyers | +64 9 445 3058