Roger Kennedy


Roger’s main areas of work are:

Commercial Law
Personal Property & Asset Protection
Property Law
Rural and Agricultural Law

“I look for strong and innovative solutions. It’s important to think broadly and not be rigid, while applying legal rules, principles and formula.”

Roger joined Cooper Rapley in 1994. An experienced legal practitioner with a flair for detail, Roger makes excellent use of Cooper Rapley’s well-resourced environment. Roger’s Clients value his skill at understanding their needs and matching these to an appropriate legal avenue. They also appreciate the success he achieves for them.

Roger strongly believes in community contribution. He is current chair of Wildbase Recovery Community Trust (a national Trust dedicated to providing New Zealand native wildlife rehabilitation care working in close association with Massey University’s Wildlife Hospital), a former chair of the Manawatu Life Education Trust and a current Rotarian. Roger follows sport and is a keen road cyclist and mountain biker.

LLB (Victoria University)

Admitted to the bar: 

Community Involvement

  • Committee Member Junior Sports Club (Previous)
  • Rotary (Current)
  • Life Education (Previous Chair)
  • Wildbase Recovery (Current Chair)



Contact Roger:
Ph: +64 6 353 5210
DDI: +64 6 350 3761
Mobile: +64 27 444 3270