Firm Profile


Shobhna & Co. Law Office was first established in 1992 under the name of Shobhna Golian Barrister and Solicitor and traded from premises at 11 Campbell Road, Royal Oak. After two years, the firm moved to 3 Campbell Road, Royal Oak. In 2002, the firm changed its practice name to Golian Legal and continued to trade from 3 Campbell Road, Royal Oak. In 2014, the firm re-branded under the name of Shobhna & Co. Law Office and operated from the premises at 638 Great South Road, Greenlane-Ellerslie, Auckland.

Since 1992 the firm has seen a steady growth in clients and focused on forging long standing relationship with clients which includes individuals, families, businesses and some community groups.

After almost 3 decades of operation Shobhna & Co. Law Office has merged with Sutcliffe Matson Law effective 11th November, 2019.

Shobhna will continue to serve her clients from the SML premises.

The firm's aim and goals are:


  • The delivery of outstanding service to clients and establishing long-term relationships.

  • Delivery with integrity, honesty and absolute professionalism in all dealings.

  • Acting in the best interest of the client

  • Maintaining client confidentiality as a requisite of the legal profession

  • Remaining committed to continuous improvement of the firm's services now and in the future.

  • Being accessible to clients.

Shobhna Golian  LL.B
Shobhna graduated from the University of Otago in 1987. Her legal career began in 1988 and has been in private practice since 1992. She firmly believes in her slogan of providing Trusted Legal Services and Advice and has maintained that one of the driving factors to the success of the practice has included the huge loyalty factor of her existing clients.
Shobhna is a current member of both the New Zealand Law Society and the Auckland District Law Society Inc; accredited member of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society; current member of the Auckland Women Lawyers Association. She also serves as Honorary Solicitor and Trustee in various organisations.
Shobhna is coversant in English and Hindi languages.