Based in Queenstown, Lloyd Troon Law is a boutique law firm that provides a range of specialist legal services relating to court, people and property. Its two principals are husband-and-wife team John Troon and Dale Lloyd. Lloyd Troon Law is committed to identifying the unique requirements of each client and responding in a creative, thoughtful and sensitive manner. Legal services include: civil and criminal litigation, family law (child and relationship property), employment law, charities law, property, trusts, wills and asset planning, commercial law, contract and securities.
Lloyd and Troon are joined by practice manager and legal executive Steph Bewley and personal assistant Keri Chisholm. The team has long connections with each other.
Dale has served as a legal adviser to families and business owners throughout the South Island for over 20 years and has extensive experience in all litigation areas and specialises in family and civil law, property and family disputes, employment law, wills, trusts and asset planning.
She is a Ministry of Justice appointed Lawyer for the Child, a Youth Advocate, an accredited LEADR mediator, and is currently a Trustee on the Wakatipu High School Board of Trustees.
Dale believes the measure of her success as a lawyer is making a difference for her client. She is passionate about facilitating sustainable positive change.
“A large part of my practice involves providing advice in the nature of problem solving and/or planning for my clients on matters that affect them and their property, and implementing that advice for them”
Bachelor of Laws (Otago 1973)
Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Having gained his initial experience in private practise in New Zealand, John spent four years in the United Kingdom where he was legal counsel to a large group of companies with significant interests in liquor, viticulture, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and covering primary production, wholesaling, marketing and joint ventures.
Upon his return to New Zealand, John entered private practise providing legal advice to private clients across the full spectrum of legal services.
In nearly three decades of practice in Queenstown, John has provided local, national and international clientele legal advice in negotiating, structuring and documenting commercial and property transactions, leasing and all aspects of rural, residential and commercial conveyancing, securities, trust, estate and asset planning.
Having lived in the Wakatipu since 1990, Steph has worked in legal offices both in New Zealand and off shore for over 18 years and has been self-employed working in her own business for over 10 years. Steph’s experience and skills are diverse; from finance, commercial and private property transactions, compliance, administration of company, charitable trusts and estates, property management to project and events management.
"I enjoy meeting and interacting with people from all walks of life and being organised, enjoy taking leadership and responsibility of our clients".