Contracts & Legal Advice

DEGNZ strongly recommends that you seek legal advice before signing a contract.

DEGNZ has negotiated a discounted legal service for Guild members with Tim Riley at Hocquard and Associates Dominion Law, who also offer the first thirty minutes of consultation free. You will need to contact the Guild to access this service.

The Guild staff are also available to talk you through contractual or production difficulties and can sometimes help with dispute resolution.

Tel. +64 9 360 2102

Tim Riley is a straight talking lawyer who has over a decade’s worth of experience acting for clients in the creative industries. He also has several credits to his name as an associate producer in the film industry, and has recently finished shooting his first film as a fully-fledged producer – an official NZ-Canada co-production called ‘Turbo Kid’.

P: 09 847 9013
F: 09 845 2082