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.

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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How We Work

We listen

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.

We 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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