Senior Associate, Christchurch

Anna Wishart

Anna Wishart



Anna specialises in trust, commercial, corporate and property law.

Anna has particular expertise in trust law and frequently advises both private and institutional clients on a wide range of trust matters, including in relation to:

  • Formation of discretionary and charitable trusts
  • Varying trust deeds
  • Resettlement and winding up advice
  • Technical legal opinions
  • Compliance with the Trusts Act 2019.

Anna also acts on a wide range of transactions including commercial leases, property acquisitions, negotiating and documenting corporate and commercial structures, and negotiating and preparing commercial agreements.


Work highlights

Advising on the formation of trusts

including the preparation of trust deeds

Advising existing trusts

on compliance with the Trusts Act 2019, including reviewing and amending trust deeds

Advising on, and attending to

resettlements and winding up of trusts

Advising on residential and commercial property

sale and purchases

Advising on business asset sale and purchases

and share sale and purchases

Preparing, negotiating and transacting

commercial contracts