Please note from 30 April 2021 HOLLISTER-JONES LELLMAN (HJL) ceased to operate as a law firm. If your enquiry is for Kathryn Lellman she is now a Barrister located at Suite 1, 117 Willow Street, Tauranga, PO Box 13063, Tauranga 3141
Phone: 07 578-1515 or email: or

Nick Elsmore is also a barrister at Suite 1, 117 Willow Street, Tauranga, PO Box 13063, Tauranga 3141, phone: 027 556-2343 or email

If your enquiry is for Andrew Blair please note that Andrew has retired from legal practice. All Deeds which HJL was still holding, either in connection with Andrew Blair or with HJL, are now being held by Keam Standen Lawyers. Please direct all Deeds enquiries to Keam Standen Lawyers, 181 Devonport Road, PO Box 998, Tauranga 3144, phone: 07 577-9959, attention Caleb Standen,

About HJL.

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We’ve grown from our base as the former Crown Solicitors for the Bay of Plenty into one of the most experienced, litigation teams in the region. You can expect first-class litigation support from lawyers with top-tier litigation experience.

This, combined with our prosecution expertise, means we represent your best chance of resolving your commercial and personal conflicts.

Our Clients

Our clients include large and small companies and individuals from across the Bay of Plenty region. The one thing they have in common is a desire to work with the best litigation lawyers in the region to resolve their disputes.

Our Community

Involvement in the local community is part of our ethos. Our staff members are active across many areas including Baywide Community Law Centres, local schools, sports clubs, the Arts Festival Trust and various committees of the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce. We enjoy being part of the thriving Bay of Plenty community. 

Awards & Accreditations

Runner up in the NZ Law Awards 2012 – Family Law specialist category.


Hollister-Jones Lellman

What We Do Best:

  • We listen to what you are telling us
  • We provide practical clear advice
  • We speak your language
  • We tell you what it is going to cost
  • We look at the best and most cost effective way to resolve the dispute
  • We will use mediation or ADR as a first port of call
  • We try to keep you out of court but if we have to go
  • We know what we are doing in a Court room
  • We look to solve the problem