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Raj & Ashima


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Contact Details:

Office Phone: 09 279 9439            

Mobile: 021 149 3497

Raj Pardeep Singh


Barrister & Solicitor

Raj Pardeep Singh is Founder Principal of Legal Associates Barristers & Solicitors. His passion for law has led him to establish Legal Associates in 2014 together with his wife and

co-founder Ashima Singh. At Legal Associates, Raj specialises in all areas of Immigration Law, Immigration & Protection Tribunals, Judicial reviews at High Court, Ombudsman Office at Parliament, Immigration Minister Appeals and further deals in Criminal & Employment law and seeks to provide legal services to the ethnic communities and the general public. He provides counselling and guidance to immigrants and is an active supporter of the Indian community as a sponsor for

Indian events.

In 1999, Raj graduated from the University of Delhi with a Bachelor of Law. While in India he practised as an Advocate at the High Court of Delhi, and is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi.  In New Zealand, he completed his Course of proficiency from the University of Auckland and New Zealand Law Society. He accomplished his Professional Legal Studies Course from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Auckland and was admitted to the High Court of New Zealand. Prior to establishing Legal Associates, Raj was a Barrister and Solicitor at Auckland city law firm for 4 years and worked as Duty Solicitor for the Auckland, Whangarei and Dargaville District Courts. 


Area Of Specialisation:

Property Law, Leases, Employment Law,

Wills & Trusts, Sale and Purchase of Properties, 

Sale and Purchase of Businesses,

Relationship Property disputes

Contact Details:

Office Phone: 09 279 9439            

Mobile: 021 024 17161

Ashima Singh

Notary Public

Barrister & Solicitor, Partner

Ashima Singh is a Co- founder, Partner at Legal Associates. She is the first INDIAN BORN NZ LAWYER to become Notary Public. She was admitted to Notaries Society of New Zealand in 2022. She has completed her Bachelor of Law from University of Auckland, New Zealand in 2011. She was admitted to High Court of New Zealand in August 2011. Further to her Law degree, Ashima graduated from Delhi University, India in 2000 with Bachelor of Commerce and graduated with a Master Degree in Information Technology in 2003.

Ashima specialises in Notary Public services, Property Law (Conveyancing), Business Sale and Purchase, Leases, Commercial Law, Wills & Trusts, Family Law and Relationship Property.

Ashima has been awarded as Inspiring Ethnic Business Women 2022 at Women4Women Inaugural Ethnic Women Awards. She received an award for Exceptional Services to Communities 2019 at Indian Newslink Community Awards. She is also awarded as Businesswomen of the Year 2016 at Indian Business Awards.

Out of office, Ashima is a wife and a loving mother of two young children. She conceived of the idea of providing a free legal clinic at her office premises every Saturday during school term from 10:00am to 12:00 pm. The purpose of this was to ensure that Legal Associates was at the forefront of educating the community as to their legal rights, the provision of preliminary legal advice free of cost to prospective clients as well as those people who cannot afford legal representation. Currently, Ashima is a Director at Rotary Club of Papatoetoe. She is also a trustee of Migrant Careers Support Trust, which aims to provide support to migrant professionals, for them to excel in their careers.



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