Donovan Oates Hannaford Lawyers

Are you looking for a lawyer who listens and keeps you informed at every step?

Donovan Oates Hannaford is different. We are legal experts BUT we are also people experts.

Our aim is to make sure you remain at the centre of your legal matter or proceeding. To do this we:


We ensure we have a thorough understanding of your situation before providing advice.  You can be confident that that we understand your needs and expectations.

Speak clearly

We know legal processes can be daunting and downright incomprehensible at times. We offer our clients superior, professional advice which is easily understood, and is provided in a timely manner.

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Services Offered

At Donovan Oates Hannaford you’ll find something a little bit different. We may be a local firm with a long history in the Hastings region, but the solutions we offer our clients draw on broad experience and leading practices of our larger metropolitan counterparts.


Donovan Oates Hannaford will ensure you are protected during the process of buying or selling property.

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Business Law

Are you looking to start a business? Or are you looking to lease premises in your business?

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Wills & Estates

We move through different stages of life: raising children, acquiring homes and wealth, retirement and ultimately, death.

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Dispute Resolution

When you are in a fight you don’t want to lose you need the best team behind you. Donovan Oates can help.

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