David Salter | B.A., PGDipArts, LL.B

Partner, Oamaru

Tel: 03 433 0007
Mob: 021 398 874
Email: dsalter@berryco.co.nz

A partner in Berry & Co’s Oamaru office since 1984, David has 36 years experience in general legal practice.

His work has a particular emphasis on family and relationship property law, asset planning and trusts, and residential, agribusiness and business law. David is a member of the New Zealand Law Society’s Family Law Section and Property Law Section and is Oamaru’s senior Court appointed Lawyer for Child.

David’s expertise includes:

  • Leading Berry & Co’s conveyancing team of legal executives who handle all aspects of buying and selling homes
  • Providing specialist advice into all aspects of agribusiness and commercial transactions
  • Providing specialist knowledge in family and relationship property law, including advice on both entering and exiting relationships and care of children issues, and
  • Working closely with clients (and their financial advisors) to establish personalised trust/asset protection structures

David has served on numerous community and charitable organisations with a special interest in education having been chairman of Waitaki Girls’ High School Board of Trustees for 7 years and then as a Ministerial appointment on the Otago Polytechnic Council.

Away from the office David and Georgina cattle farm 20 hectares. He enjoys healthy outdoor pursuits, particularly tramping and tennis, and loves travel, reading, music and art.