Our Team

Gary Fail


Gary is Canterbury born and educated. He joined RMF in 1970 and then became a Partner in 1973. After 45 years as a Partner in RMF, Gary retired from the partnership in 2018, but remains as a Consultant.

Having grown and developed with his clients he now usually assists older clients in relation to estate planning, farm succession and general commercial and conveyancing transactions. He enjoys continuing the longstanding relationships he has with his clients.

Outside of work Gary enjoys spending time with his family, pottering around at home and at the family seaside bach on Banks Peninsula, and playing rough golf.

Gary is also a trustee of the Advance Ashburton Community Foundation and the Ashburton Racecourse.


Phone: 03 308-3191


Legal Executive – Kylie Fitzgerald