Welcome to Lloyd Troon Law

Based in Queenstown, Lloyd Troon Law is a boutique law firm that provides a range of specialist legal services relating to court, people and property. Its two principals are husband-and-wife team John Troon and Dale Lloyd. Lloyd Troon Law is committed to identifying the unique requirements of each client and responding in a creative, thoughtful and sensitive manner. Legal services include: civil and criminal litigation, family law (child and relationship property), employment law, charities law, property, trusts, wills and asset planning, commercial law, contract and securities.

Lloyd and Troon are joined by practice manager and legal executive Steph Bewley and personal assistant Keri Chisholm. The team has long connections with each other.

Lloyd Troon

Dale Lloyd Principal


Dale has served as a legal adviser to families and business owners throughout the South Island for over 20 years and has extensive experience in all litigation areas and specialises in family and civil law, property and family disputes, employment law, wills, trusts and asset planning.

She is a Ministry of Justice appointed Lawyer for the Child, a Youth Advocate, an accredited LEADR mediator, and is currently a Trustee on the Wakatipu High School Board of Trustees.

Dale believes the measure of her success as a lawyer is making a difference for her client. She is passionate about facilitating sustainable positive change.

“A large part of my practice involves providing advice in the nature of problem solving and/or planning for my clients on matters that affect them and their property, and implementing that advice for them”


  • Independent referee for Queenstown Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Trustee on the Board of Trustees – Wakatipu High School
  • Former Trustee of Queenstown Primary School and Wakatipu Plunket Trust
  • Queenstown representative for Otago Branch of the New Zealand Law Society
  • Leadr - Member
  • NZ Law Society - Member
  • Family Section Law – Member
Dale Lloyd

John Troon Principal

Bachelor of Laws (Otago 1973)
Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Having gained his initial experience in private practise in New Zealand, John spent four years in the United Kingdom where he was legal counsel to a large group of companies with significant interests in liquor, viticulture, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and covering primary production, wholesaling, marketing and joint ventures.

Upon his return to New Zealand, John entered private practise providing legal advice to private clients across the full spectrum of legal services.

In nearly three decades of practice in Queenstown, John has provided local, national and international clientele legal advice in negotiating, structuring and documenting commercial and property transactions, leasing and all aspects of rural, residential and commercial conveyancing, securities, trust, estate and asset planning.


  • Honorary Solicitor for the Wakatipu Committee of the Order of St John
  • Trustee for the Wakatipu Plunket Trust
  • Property Law Section - member
John Troon

Steph Bewley Legal Executive / Practice Manager

Having lived in the Wakatipu since 1990, Steph has worked in legal offices both in New Zealand and off shore for over 18 years and has been self-employed working in her own business for over 10 years. Steph’s experience and skills are diverse; from finance, commercial and private property transactions, compliance, administration of company, charitable trusts and estates, property management to project and events management.

"I enjoy meeting and interacting with people from all walks of life and being organised, enjoy taking leadership and responsibility of our clients".


  • Trustee - Branches Charitable Trust 2010 – 2016
  • Treasurer - Wakatipu Rowing Club 2011
  • Secretary – Wakatipu Rowing Club 2012 – 2014
  • Secretary & Committee member of Wakatipu Kindergarten, Queenstown Primary School and various sporting Fundraising Committees 2003 -2009
Steph Bewley