Our People

Tony Fortune

Tony Fortune
Partner and Notary Public

DDI: (+64 9) 915 2405
Email: tony.fortune@fortunemanning.co.nz

LLB 1971
MBA 1988
Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand
Notary Public
TEP – Trust and Estate Practitioner

Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners www.step.org
New Zealand Society of Notaries Incorporated
Rotary Club of Remuera Incorporated
Property Law Section (NZLS)

Legal Secretary
Kim O’Connor
DDI: (+64 9) 915 2430
Email: kim.oconnor@fortunemanning.co.nz


  • Residential subdivisions
  • Residential and commercial transactions
  • Leasing including Glasgow perpetually renewable leases
  • Foreign client acquisition in New Zealand
  • Advising on trust usage and structures – asset protection and estate planning
  • Advising trustees
  • Formation of: Family Trusts, Trading Trusts, Charitable Trusts, Charitable Companies
  • Review and restructure of existing Trusts
  • Life interest wills
  • Enduring powers of attorney
  • Obtaining probate and letters of administration
  • Administering estates
  • Advising executors and trustees
  • Retirement Villages
  • Protection of Personal and Property Rights
  • Ministry of Social Development applications
  • Chair trustees New Zealand Children’s Transplant Support Trust
  • Chair directors RNZWCS Limited – Rotary charitable company working overseas in conjunction with NZAID
  • Delegate to Rotary International Council on Legislation Chicago April 2010 and April 2013
  • Rotary International District 9920 Governor 2002 – 03

Tony graduated with an LLB in 1971 and an MBA in 1988 both from the University of Auckland.  He has been a notary public since 1982 and is a Trust and Estate Practitioner with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Tony specialises in property transactions and subdivisions, trusts, wills and estate planning and administration, retirement village matters for residents and enduring powers of attorney.   As a notary public Tony regularly certifies documents for use in overseas jurisdictions.

Rotary is plays a significant part in Tony’s life having been a member of Rotary Club of Remuera Inc. since 1984, was District Governor of Rotary District 9920 in 2002-2003 and is Paul Harris Fellow (triple ruby).