Alison Dymond

09 486 5803

Ali Dymond is an experienced property, business and commercial lawyer and leads our Property and Commercial team.  Ali has worked in a number of national and local law firms, and for nearly 5 years she worked in Bermuda as a corporate lawyer.  Ali returned to Auckland in 2012 and joined Schnauer and Co in 2021.

Ali regularly advises clients on a broad range of residential and commercial property matters including the sale and purchase of commercial and residential property, due diligence issues, corporate structuring and governance, commercial leasing, drafting agreements for sale and purchase of property and businesses and advising on a wide range of other commercial agreements.  Ali has a particular passion for working with SME’s and she knows that by truly understanding her client’s needs, she is able to assist them to navigate the legal complexities involved with their businesses in order to achieve great results.

In her spare time, Ali is a Board member of New Zealand Asian Lawyers and is on the Ponsonby Junior Rugby Committee.  Ali is also a busy mum to three children and she enjoys involving herself in their many sporting activities.


  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Waikato)
  • New Zealand Law Society
  • Auckland District Law Society
  • Property law

  • Specialises in property law, including large and small scale developments, subdivisions and commercial property transactions

  • Residential sales and purchases of property

  • Commercial real estate

  • Refinancing of loans/mortgages

  • Construction Law

  • Commercial law 

  • Business sales and purchases

  • Company refinancing

  • Commercial leases