About us

When you’re making key decisions about your business, your assets, or your future direction – we will act as your trusted legal adviser. 

We are a 20-partner firm with a full team of 95+ lawyers and support staff. Based in Christchurch and Auckland, New Zealand, we have a global outlook that services clients around the world.

We provide advice to businesses and organisations of all sizes – as well as local authorities, rural clients, private individuals, and overseas investors.

Our firm mantra is Listen, Lead and Grow. We are committed to listening to our clients, leading in our legal work to help clients achieve their goals, and growing our client relationships. To read more about our mantra and values please click here.

We are an active member of the State Capital Group (SCG Legal), a global network of over 145 independent law firms. Through this network we are able to link our clients with top law firms in over 80 countries around the world. SCG Legal connects companies to:


  • Expert knowledge of local, state, national and international regulatory agencies
  • Sophisticated transactional experience for public and private M&A transactions, public and private financing and corporate and securities law matters
  • Time-tested complex litigation experience, including class actions, derivative actions and investors’ rights, environmental litigation and intellectual property litigation
  • “On-the-ground” representation in multijurisdictional litigation, providing knowledge of current local conditions and practices
  • Experienced ADR mediators, arbitrators and advocates, with specialized knowledge in a variety of industries

We are also an active member of LawLink. Lawlink is a network of 17 law firms from around New Zealand who share ideas, resources and business processes. By harnessing and enhancing best practices from around the Lawlink network, each firm is able to effectively support its people to be better lawyers and to deliver a great client experience - every time!

We are recognised and recommended in the 2017 Asia Pacific Legal 500 for our work in Litigation & Dispute ResolutionInsurance, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions, and Resource Management and in the 2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings for our work in Litigation & Dispute ResolutionInsurance and Resource Management.


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Wynn Williams Christchurch
Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand.
PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
Wynn Williams Auckland
Level 11, AIG Building, 41 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
+64 9 300 2600
+64 9 300 2609

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