Joel Murphy


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

Joel Murphy is an Associate in Holland Beckett Law's property and commercial team.

He advises clients on all aspects of commercial and property matters, including acquisitions and disposals, leasing, developments and subdivisions, property finance, commercial and company law. While Joel mainly specialises in commercial and property matters, he also has expertise in trusts, estate and succession planning and asset protection and structuring, which complements, and is critical to, any transaction.

He has a particular interest in agricultural and horticultural transactions and making sure clients understand the complete picture of any deal before making decisions. Also, having worked in-house at one of the worlds largest solar developers, Lightsource BP, he also has specialist expertise in advising land owners and solar developers on large and small scale solar farms.

Outside of work Joel enjoys spending time with his young family, playing touch rugby, fishing and freediving.

Community Activity

  • The Bay of Plenty Property Council Branch Executive Committee