Mark Tavendale


Property, Personal Law, Agribusiness

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  • Strategic Relationship Management
  • Agribusiness
  • Farm Sales, Purchases & Leasing
  • Multi-Party Negotiations
  • Community Liaison
  • Succession Planning
  • Relationship Property
  • Asset Protection

Well-known in the industry, Mark is highly regarded for his strategic thinking and personalised approach.

Over the years, Mark has played a significant role in the sale and purchase of some of the country’s largest farming operations and land holdings. He is a trusted advisor and confidante to many families and businesses, helping them achieve ambitious and important outcomes.

Mark understands the importance of working with the communities our clients operate in and building relationships to deliver enduring solutions. He is committed to bringing together the right team for the job at hand, with our clients’ needs always front of mind.

Mark's business and community ties into the agricultural and horticultural sectors, and intimate knowledge of challenges both face, bring a valuable primary producers' perspective to the wider logistical and commercial activities of his clients.

Mark is based in Christchurch and works across all of our offices.

More of Mark Tavendale's team 36

Harry Staples


Mimi Le Lievre

Law Clerk

Pippa McKinnel


Michelle Byczkow

Senior Associate

Lucy Miller

Senior Associate

Harry Abraham


Callan Wilson

Senior Associate

James Alexander


Katie Morris

Legal Assistant

Charmaine Ward

Legal Assistant

Maddison Berquist


Kate Warren

Senior Associate

Katrina Palmer

Senior Associate (on parental leave)

Renee Powell

Senior Associate

Isabella Davidson

Senior Associate

Kelly Wing

Senior Registered Legal Executive

Whitney Bishop

Registered Legal Executive

Nadine Prutton

Senior Associate

Linda Adams

Senior Associate

Robynne Nicoll

Personal Assistant

Dallas Keenan

Associate / Registered Legal Executive

Claire Draper

Registered Legal Executive (on parental leave)

Béatrice Law

Legal Assistant

Ali Rouse

Legal Executive

Bill Dwyer


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