Joel Murphy


  • LLB, BCom Otago University 2010
  • Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2011

Joel joined Holland Beckett Law in January 2019. He has previously worked in a large New Zealand firm in Auckland, and has recently spent time as an in-house counsel for a global solar developer in London.

Joel has experience in a broad range of property and commercial matters including commercial, rural and residential acquisitions and disposals, leasing, financing, property developments and subdivisions, due diligence and commercial contracts. Joel acts for a wide range of clients including buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants. He also has experience in advising clients on estate planning, asset protection planning and trust formation.

Having worked in-house, he is able to tailor his advice to clients so that the key details of the transaction are covered while bringing a practical approach to negotiations.

Outside of work Joel enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly playing touch rugby, fishing and freediving.