Ashleigh Bowater


Ashleigh specialises in agribusiness matters and advises on a wide range of property transactions in both the rural and residential sectors.

She has experience in property matters generally including the sale and purchase of rural, commercial, and residential properties through to subdivisions and leasing. She and has a strong interest in succession planning and asset protection and has a varied client base from individuals and families through to larger companies and corporate businesses.

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Ashleigh grew up on a farm in Canterbury and enjoys advising on rural transactions and private client matters for farming families.


Recent highlights

  • Assisting clients on the acquisitions and disposals of farming assets

  • Providing advice on property matters generally such as farm leases and subdivisions.

  • Advising clients on estate planning and assisting with occupation right agreements.

  • Assisting clients with the sale and purchase of property for both rural and residential sectors including subdivision and property development.

  • Advising on trust structures in asset protection and succession matters

  • Advising on sale and purchase of small businesses and leasing

Ashleigh's insights

Navigating reregistration: a guide for New Zealand Incorporated Societies

23 February 2024

Government to reform financial services regulations

31 January 2024

Foodstuffs Merger – Commerce Commission releases Statement of Preliminary Issues

26 January 2024

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They drive our client relationships and connections with our community, and underpin our achievements.

He tāngata

  • Board of Trustees Member for the Haunui Community Trust

  • Board of Trustees Member for the Darfield Preschool and Nursery

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