Since 1996

We have been doing New Zealand immigration for a long time. Why? Because it is really satisfying to help change people’s lives, by finding new ways to attack the problems that they bring to us. We love the many challenges of this work, which keep changing from week to week.

Getting to a solution sometimes calls us to use left-field thinking, going beyond the surface facts. We can’t always find the winning answer. But our track record of success shows that we don’t like to give up or to lose.

At Laurent Law we bring nearly 40 years of combined experience to the table. Let us put them to work for you.

Immigration Hard Cases

We have a strong record of success in sorting out situations that at first seem impossible


If you are considering buying a business in New Zealand or wanting to move and invest – we can help you

Corporate Migration

Let us use our extensive experience to deal with it, so you can focus on your work

Certainty of Fees

In most cases we can set a fixed fee for our work. Find out more about our flat fees, estimates and client agreements.

Book a consultation at a reduced fee of $190.00 with our team.

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“The best”

Simon and his team are the best. They are professional, trustworthy and helpful. Best lawyer for immigrants. Thank you so so much for helping my family to go back to NZ.

Monica (client of Simon Laurent)


“Thank you so much”


 Thank you so so so much , we are still shocked and we can’t believe that it is happening and a family reunion is now possible because of your amazing tireless efforts.

Tabarek (client of Sahar Shamia)


“…….Most professional immigration lawyer………”

Simon absolutely is the most professional immigration lawyer in Auckland. He will give you best solution for your case. I would say if you unfortunately in immigration trouble, Simon and his team definitely will provide you a reliable solution.

Daniel (client of Simon Laurent)


“I want to express my deepest gratitide”

I want to express my deepest gratitude to you and your dedicated team for your unwavering support throughout this process. Your expertise, attention to detail, and tireless efforts have made this milestone possible, and I couldn’t be more thankful. Please convey my thanks to everyone involved, and know that your hard work has made a significant impact on my life. Wishing you continued success in helping others achieve their immigration goals!

Hanif (client of Sahar Shamia)

Madin Phagami

“Sahar and her team are very professional”

Sahar and her team are very professional and knowledgeable, they provide quick response to questions and concerns. Helped approved my visa in a few weeks.

Madin Phagami (client of  Sahar Shamia)


“Wow this is actually unbelievable!”

Many people said that this was not going to be possible, but I guess it is with perseverance and a good immigration lawyer. I also hope that it can help you guys with clients in similar situations in the future.

We would definitely be happy to work with you again once we are ready for the next step!

Cole (client of James Turner)

George Yan

“Really appreciate your help with this”

You are really nice and professional, definitely highly recommended to anyone I know.

George (Client of James Turner)

Dean Urquhart

“Laurent Law came to us highly recommended”

Laurent Law came to us highly recommended by our counsel to help us navigate a complex immigration matter for our family from South Africa. From the very first meeting with James Turner, we were put at ease with his knowledge, expertise and experience in dealing with difficult cases. We cannot recommend Laurent Law highly enough for their professionalism, taking time to know your unique situation and for the very personal touch they provide…. If you require expert immigration advice from a team with a proven and trustworthy track record, from our experience, Laurent Law exceeded our expectations and with successful outcome for our family.

Dean U (client of James Turner)


“Thank you so much for this welcome notifcation!”

This is wonderful news and we are overjoyed that E has received her permanent resident visa. And for it to be granted with no travel conditions is an answer to our prayers. Thank you so very much for your help and for all you did in putting this application together from your end. We really appreciate all your hard work and expertise in handling the application.

Helen (client of Sahar Shamia)


“THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

Wow – I have tears in my eyes and am so incredibly grateful!!! I will definitely write a glowing review for you and tell all I know about your incredible help and service.

Chris (client of James Turner)

Damian Dionisio

“Thank you so much!”

We are so happy and blessing. This change our life definitely. Thank you for all the job you have done.

Damian (client of  Sahar Shamia)

Sayem Choudhury

“One of the best”

They are one of the best …. Thanks James and Simon.


Sayem Choudhury (client of James Turner)


“I am writing to express my sincere gratitude for your excellent work on my case”

You have been a great advocate and a trusted advisor throughout this challenging process. I appreciate your professionalism, your dedication, and your compassion.


Mohammad (client of Sahar Shamia)

Piyamat & Dave

“Great news”

“That’s great news, thank you. Hi Sahar thank you so much for all your Hard work with Immigration this is great news thank you again from Piyamat and I wow happy happy.”

Piyamat & Dave (clients of Sahar Shamia)

Joanna & Tomas

“Excellent Service”

We are extremely grateful to Sahar for successfully handling our difficult case. She was responsive, knowledgeable, and patient. Going above and beyond, Sahar reached out and ensured my employer’s continued support, a vital element in our immigration process. We could not have asked for better representation. Thank you, Sahar, and thank you Laurent Law.  


Joanna & Tomas (clients of Sahar Shamia)


“He would certainly be my first choice…”


I was introduced to Simon by another lawyer who told me that I should ‘contact Simon – there is ‘nothing he doesn’t know about immigration in New Zealand’. To be honest, I have no idea if that is true – but what I do know is that; 1) he has always been able to answer my questions 2) has never had to ‘retract’ – because he later discovered ‘something else’. But beyond ‘knowing his stuff’, I also found Simon helpful, available, quick to respond and generally on top of the entire process. He would certainly be my first choice for anything that crops up in the future.

John (client of Simon Laurent)


“What great news!!!”


I am very happy and I would like to express my gratitude to you and your team.

Jorge (client of Sahar Shamia)

Marcy & family

“Thank you for another amazing, excellent service.”


My heart mixed of emotions knowing finally my family are holding visas allowing them to join me in New Zealand.

Marcy & family (clients of Sahar Shamia)

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