About us

Gandhi Lala Lawyers is a law firm based in Royal Oak, Auckland. The firm was founded by Jaswin Gandhi and Mahesh Lala in February 2011.

Jaswin and Mahesh made the decision to start their own law firm with a view to continuing the strong relationships they have developed with their existing clients and to provide the same excellent service they are known for to a wider range of people in the community. This includes private work for families and individuals, commercial work for business clients and pro bono work for various community organisations.

Gandhi Lala Lawyers is a legal firm built on relationships with clients emphasising sincerity and trust. We maintain a high level of legal and ethical professionalism and take pride in providing you with quality legal services.

Our Team

Mahesh Lala and Jaswin Gandhi both qualified as lawyers in New Zealand.

Mahesh Lala


Mahesh was born in Auckland and educated at Auckland Grammar School. He completed a BA (majoring in French) and LLB degrees at the University of Auckland. Prior to commencing practice as a Director of Gandhi Lala Lawyers, Mahesh worked in an established city firm where he acted for many private and commercial clients in a city firm environment, gaining invaluable legal experience at a high level.

His main areas of practice are Property Law, Trusts and Business law. Mahesh has a particular interest in estate planning advice and has built his practice largely on his reputation for providing accurate and efficient service to his clients, carrying out legal work on a timely basis.

Mahesh is married to Sandhya and they have two sons, Milan and Dhruv, and a daughter Sajel. Time out of the office is largely spent trying to keep up with his children and following Manchester United.

Contact Mahesh Lala
Email: mahesh@gandhilala.co.nz
Phone: 021 624 374

Jaswin Gandhi


Jaswin completed a Bachelor of Management Studies (with Honours) in Accounting and LLB degrees at the University of Waikato. Following graduation, Jaswin worked as a tax consultant at a Big Four Accounting firm in Auckland. Jaswin moved in to legal practice at a suburban Auckland firm, prior to co-founding Gandhi Lala Lawyers.

Jaswin has an extensive experience in Property, Business and Commercial, Trust and Estate law. His diligence and attention to detail are highly valued by his clients. He is known for providing pragmatic and effective legal advice.

His limited time out of the office is spent with family.

Contact Jaswin Gandhi
Email: jaswin@gandhilala.co.nz
Phone: 021 375 813