Ozturk Law was started with the goal of offering high-quality legal service with integrity.

Oktay is the founder of the firm and he has personal experience of what it is like moving to New Zealand and building a life here as a migrant, and also what it is like to operate as a successful entrepreneur and businessman.  Oktay has carefully built a team with a range of experience that complements his own, which means Ozturk Law is a valuable partner for all the legal needs of individuals, families, and businesses.  We focus on giving you clear legal advice that makes sense in the real world.  We understand what is important to you and are invested in your success.

At Ozturk Law we specialize in New Zealand Immigration Law and we can help with commercial, employment, property, and trust/wills matters.


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Our Team

Oktay Ozturk


Oktay is a Turkish-born lawyer with extensive experience serving a variety of clients from different backgrounds.  While he specializes in immigration law of all types, he also provides legal services in commercial, employment, and property law.  With this range of experience, he provides valuable service to individuals and businesses, both onshore and offshore.

Oktay has a Bachelor of Laws degree, as well as a Masters Degree in International Law and Politics.  He has also owned and operated multiple successful businesses for over a decade.  Oktay’s academic and business background means he doesn’t just advise on the law, he understands how this operates in the real world and especially in a commercial context.  His clients appreciate this real-world understanding and his straight-talking approach.

Outside of work, Oktay’s passion is looking after his variety of animals and growing organic produce on his lifestyle block in Waiheke Island.

Janie Wetherell


Coming from a family of migrant entrepreneurs who have built up successful businesses in New Zealand, Janie understands first-hand the issues facing migrants in various situations. This includes individuals, families, and corporations which have a large migrant workforce or who are migrating their business to New Zealand. She helps clients approach any situation with a focus on future-proofing their chances of reaching their ultimate goals.

Janie has a good grounding in the theory of law, but also appreciates the practical effects and commercial realities because she attained her LLB from AUT while gaining many valuable years of practical experience as a clerk for immigration and law firms.

Hermann Grobler

Junior Solicitor

Hermann is a South African-born lawyer. He has passion and deep understanding for employment law, commercial and property law. He also has a keen interest in tax law.

Hermann has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Auckland. In addition, he has a Specialisation in Investment Management from the University of Geneva. Through his business consulting experience, he is able to advise clients on strategic planning, efficiency, talent acquisition and remuneration policies. He is able to easily communicate complex terms to clients, and can communicate the potential financial impact of different legal outcomes to clients.

Muhammed Sabri Ozturk

Law Clerk

Muhammed is a law clerk, who is gaining valuable experience while completing his Bachelor of Law degree through AUT University on a full-time basis. Muhammed is bilingual (Turkish and English), and his passions are football, music, experiencing different cultures and travelling around the world.