LLB, Special Counsel
Andrew Watkins

Andrew has specialised in relationship property law and trusts for over 20 years, including estate litigation, reverse litigation and testamentary promises.  His approach to litigation is both practical and pragmatic, putting the client’s needs first by setting out clear expectations from the onset.

Having completed courses in advanced negotiation and advanced mediation at Harvard, Andrew has conducted over 70 successful mediations throughout his career and is an advocate for alternative dispute resolution. 

Andrew has been involved in many high profile cases, he regularly provides media comment nationally on issues relating to family law and has presented at numerous seminars relating to the Property (Relationships) Act and its interplay with trust law.

Andrew has served a number of terms on the Family Law Committee of the Canterbury District Law Society.  He has also been a member of the Property (Relationships) Act Committee of the NZ Family Section and a member of Lawyers Engaged in Alternative Dispute Resolution (LEADR). 

Wynn Williams (Christchurch)
Level 5, Wynn Williams House,
47 Hereford Street,
Christchurch 8013,
New Zealand.

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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 25, Vero Centre, 48 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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