Staley Cardoza


Dunedin boutique law firm, Staley Cardoza Lawyers incorporating Russell Cassidy Lawyer is located in the heart of Dunedin city, in the lower Octagon.

Susie Staley and Rachel Cardoza believe part of being professional is also being approachable. They value making clients feel comfortable.

Consulting a lawyer, particularly for the first time, is not always easy. Susie and Rachel are proud to have developed good and loyal relationships with clients over their many years of practice.

We welcome your enquiries and look forward to working with you.


Staley Cardoza Lawyers is set up for the Level 4 COVID-19 Alert

We have initiated our 'work remotely' protocol.

Staley Cardoza Lawyers is fully operational in their homes across Otago however our premises are closed until further notice.

We are here to help new and existing clients.  Some of our work in the justice sector is currently considered an essential service in terms of certain Family Law, Mental Health, PPPR matters.  We can guide you on this if need be.

Our phones are monitored and you can leave voice mails however we would ask, where possible, to email as the first point of contact so we can redirect and respond appropriately. 

Email addresses for each individual lawyer are recorded on their individual profile on the website which you can click on under the ‘our team’ tab.

Additionally our support staff emails are:

 Liz Wallace, Office Manager –

Barbara Clark, Personal Assistant to the Family Law Team –

Justine Macdonald, Personal Assistant to the Property, Business and Trust Team –


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