Howard Johnston - Consultant




Bachelor of Laws, Masters paper - Law of Charity

Areas of expertise

Local Government, Property, Trusts


Auckland lawyer Howard Johnston has over 40 years of experience in property and commercial law. He has a broad background in all aspects of property transactions, acting for local government, charitable trusts, private trusts and private clients. Howard specialises in advisory work for his clients on all aspects of property law, including Public Works Act issues for clients undertaking infrastructure projects.

Howard also holds extensive trusteeships.


  • Trustee - North Shore Events Centre
  • Board Member - Mangawhai Museum

Industry memberships

  • Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners
  • NZLS Property Law Section