Online account payment
Wynn Williams are one of the New Zealand's pre-eminent law firms, with a significant depth and range of resources across many legal disciplines.
Search this website
Legal articles & publications
Client Toolkit - About AML
Health & safety at Wynn Williams
Doing Business in New Zealand
Investing in New Zealand
You can find a full listing of the viewable pages on the Wynn Williams website below.
If you're looking for something particular on the web site,
please get in touch
and we'll be happy to help.
Business Life Cycle
Disclaimer & Conditions of Use
Regional Business Partner Voucher Scheme
National Managing Partner
Lucy de Latour
Professor Stephen Todd
Isabella van Woerkom
Wynn Williams Articles
The Incorporated Societies Bill – What you Need to Know
Employment Law Calendar 2021 and 2022
Purchase price allocation: another thing for buyers and sellers to negotiate and agree on from 1 Jul
Housing affordability changes – what does it mean for you?
COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance: A Global Overview
Hot off the Press: Uber Drivers are Workers
EQC confirm stance on assigned claims.
Defective EQ Repairs: What Next?
UK to conduct ongoing competency checks for solicitors.
Can employers require employees to get the jab?
Insurance tips for a kiwi summer holiday
Have your say on Bullying and Harassment at Work
Court of Appeal Reviews Sentence for Fair Trading Act 1986 Breaches
Insurance broker obligations: “care, skill and diligence” in practice
New Year's resolutions about staff – start the process now
Guidance for RMA decision makers on conflicting iwi interests
Does your mental arithmetic match what the receipt says at the till?
Attention Real Estate Agents – do you know how to market ‘stigmatised’ properties (whether haunted o
Retentions in the construction industry – more problems and a possible fix?
Covid-19: Avenues to resolve rental disputes and cancellation for non-payment of rent
Toy Importers Fined for Supplying Unsafe Goods
Full Court to consider implications of the Covid-19 Wage Subsidy
Use of Influencers in Advertising – important new changes for advertisers and influencers released b
Government announces further extension to the wage subsidy
Essential freshwater – new rules released for freshwater management
Insurance fraud: who am I hurting?
No longer sustainable? A new direction for New Zealand’s resource management system
Privacy Act 2020 – Are you ready?
RMA refreshed? Changes to the Resource Management Act enacted
Your home is your castle
Will drug testing be thrown out the window?
Deadline extended for the compliance statement for the healthy homes standard
Affidavits of documents in multi-party litigation: Court of Appeal provides welcome guidance
Personal liability of building inspectors
When is a lawyer not a lawyer?
Defective EQC Repairs? Time’s running out…
Extended Subsidy or Restructuring – What are your options at the expiry of the Wage Subsidy?
COVID-19 Trusts and Charities: What you should know
COVID-19: OIO to screen all overseas investments
Pivoting in procurement – suppliers and purchasers forced to urgently review contracts and procureme
Crisis cartels or COVID collusion: Supreme Court Judgement a timely reminder against cartel arrangem
COVID-19: Change in restrictions to assist house buying
Our Freshwater 2020: Government issues report examining pressing issues for freshwater
Does the Property (Relationships) Act apply to polyamorous relationships?
New Trust Act and the challenges ahead
COVID-19 insolvency reforms – a job part done?
Covid-19: Employment considerations moving to Level 3
COVID-19: Health and Safety requirements for returning to the workplace under Level 3
COVID-19 Bubble trouble
Property settlements during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown
It’s a building…it’s a vehicle…it’s a tiny house!
Protecting your business from cyber risks during COVID-19
COVID-19 Working remotely and maintaining privacy obligations
COVID-19: Safe harbour from insolvent trading – what does this mean for directors?
COVID-19 The Business Finance Guarantee Scheme
COVID-19: Urgent measures taken to avoid or delay insolvencies - Important changes to the Companies
COVID-19 Essential workers leave scheme established
‘Accessible Streets’ rule package proposed by the Associate Minister of Transport
Health insurance or self insurance?
COVID-19: Consultation timeframes extended for Government policy documents
Valuations and COVID-19: The effect of a global pandemic on relationship property divisions
Keeping New Zealand moving – draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport
2020 Employment law calendar - have you got the key dates noted?
Local Government – Urgent amendments to legislation to deal with COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 Commercial Leases and Pandemics
Domestic violence during the lockdown – help is still available
COVID-19 What does the lockdown mean for shared care arrangements?
Resolving disputes in times of crisis: alternatives to going to court
COVID-19 Is my business insured for this?
COVID-19 Employment update for Alert Level 4
COVID-19 Possible further relief for struggling businesses during the current Covid 19 crisis
COVID-19 and getting your affairs in order
COVID-19 Am I insured for this?
COVID-19 Update from the Courts of New Zealand
COVID-19: key messages for employers
The impact of COVID-19 on cashflow and solvency
COVID-19 and the inevitable construction delays that are imminent
Backing out of a deal as a result of COVID-19
COVID-19 corporate and commercial considerations for M&A transactions
The impact of COVID-19 on performance of contracts
COVID-19 and the business-as-usual side of disputes
Government proposes national environmental standard for outdoor tyre storage
Success - a constant change
The beginning of a new era for Christchurch? Amendments to the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Ac
A breath of fresh air – Government proposes amendments to the National Environmental Standards for A
Novel Coronavirus – an increasing concern for the workplace
The gig economy – a changing workforce
The powers that can be
Unpaid internships: exploitation or opportunity?
Fundamental changes to contractor arrangements deliberated
Tighter regulations to be introduced for vouchers and gift cards
Holiday obligations - Miri Kirihimete, Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays!
A trust transformation
Big changes for tenants and landlords
Moving with the times
New year's resolutions about staff - start the process now
A digital future for statutory demands?
Take 19 – another Resource Management Amendment Act
Your business brand – a steal?
Plan making post King Salmon: the approach is clearer, not necessarily easier
Diversity for goodness sake?
Prenups – not just for the rich and famous
Fresh plans for freshwater – Government proposes reform
What employers need to know about synthetic drugs
The amenability of private school decisions to judicial review
Workplace bullying - employer fined
Changes to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
Planning for successful cities – a proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development
Sustainable growth: Government announces protections for highly productive land
Employees’ rights under triangular employment relationships expanded
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Five tips before you sign a new lease
Give me a break!
Dealing with NZTA disputes – cooperate or litigate?
Distinguishing between employees and independent contractors
Social media trolling: an employer’s responsibilities
Supreme Court decides reinstatement benefits cannot be assigned
How should you structure your business? Contractors versus employees
Five tips for entrepreneurs
Review with caution: trade competitors and judicial review under the Resource Management Act 1991
Real estate agents – can you believe what your clients tell you?
New entrepreneur? When’s the right time to engage a lawyer?
Building law reform – risk and liability proposals
On, or off the clock?
Wellness in the workplace
The use of probationary periods
Insurance contracts and conduct of financial institutions review – MBIE Options Papers released
Privacy Bill 2018 – new privacy requirements – is your company compliant?
Capital raise – there is no one size fits all
What are the restrictions/limitations of a cross lease title?
New employment provisions for domestic violence victims
Directors’ liability in the spotlight
What is a cash out / escape / rollover clause?
Employment law calendar 2019
Buying residential property in New Zealand – do you need consent?
Change continues in resource management law: what’s coming in 2019?
The pitfalls of Airbnb
Government passes changes to employment relations law
Introduction to the Privacy Bill 2018 – mandatory reporting of privacy breaches
Ebert's retention fund clarified
Review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976
The Christmas party - what are the employer's responsibilities?
Construction update: payment claims for deposits – are they allowed?
Would you rather give up your password or pay $5000? A review of the Customs and Excise Act 2018
Cost of non-compliance: falling foul of AML/CFT obligations
The risks arising from electronic mail
Have you got the right staffing structure?
Insurance fraud – recovery of exemplary damages
Defective earthquake repairs: successful appeal of Robin v IAG
Further changes to the management of freshwater in NZ
Voidability of third-party payments
The neighbourly bane of trees blocking light: what can you do?
Is it time to review your employment agreements?
Money doesn’t usually grow on trees, so have your say on the proposed amendments to the Emissions Tr
Receiverships: who, what and why
Court of Appeal rejects QBE’s appeal contending double insurance
New domestic violence law – how will this affect employment relationships?
Privacy law shake-up! What does the EU General Data Protection Regulation mean for your company?
Surrogacy – who gets what?
Review of insurance contract law – calling for submissions
Rating powers of local authorities
Draft National Planning Standards – painting by numbers, or draconian straitjacket?
The power of 'big data' and privacy reforms
Family Protection Act: (un)enforceable contracting out provisions
Hawkins liable for $13.4 million: summary of the latest case involving builder negligence
More changes for local authorities and plantation forestry
Further protection for New Zealand's marine environment
What's going on around your water cooler? Finding love at work
Insolvency update April 2018
Legislative update: restoring the "four aspects of well-being"
Legal checklist for recruiters
Employment Relations Bill introduced – changes to trial periods and more
Is it OK to collect biometric data from workers?
A new infringement system for conservation related offending
Purchase of real estate: High Court reminder of what not to do when another party tries to cancel an
The easy allegation that's hard to prove: appealing selection decisions affected by bias
Can I turn my phone off?
Has your property been damaged by Cyclone Fehi?
"No Oral Variation" clauses and their enforceability: the current legal landscape in New Zealand and
90 day trial periods – soon to change for some
Do councils now owe a duty of care to building developers?
Earthquake-prone buildings: an update
Tenants' liability for damage – High Court ruling
Dishonest real estate agents beware
Water, water everywhere - but not a drop to drink
Upcoming parental leave changes
Relationship property reform – have your say
Insolvency update - voidable transactions and payments made by third parties
Next wave of RMA changes in force
Eight miles too far?
Legal do's and don'ts when hiring a new employee
Supreme Court clarifies when litigation funding amounts to an abuse of process
Protecting and commercialising your intellectual property
Unsubstantiated representations – Fujitsu first scalp for Commerce Commission
Does my business really need written terms of trade?
Contract and Commercial Law Act: what businesses need to know
A new look for the law of contempt in New Zealand?
Enforcement of Employment Standards
Double Insurance or Seamless Cover? When the Inception Time of Insurance Cover Matters - Updated
Court of Appeal revisits the lawyer-litigant exception in costs
Amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014
PCE calls for a legislated process to reduce emissions
National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry
Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 – A Landlord's Perspective
Natural Hazard Management under the RMA
Is self-representation a good idea?
Property ownership – joint tenants or tenants in common?
Proposed changes to voidable transactions: feedback sought
Bankruptcy: Court clarifies its powers to approve payment proposals
Debtor delays – strategic considerations on debtor appeal
Wellington Fish and Game Council v Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council  NZEnvc 37 – summary of
The future of the Resource Management Act – is the current Resource Legislation Amendment Bill the f
Enduring Powers of Attorney - changes coming into force
The final word on disclosure of trust information to beneficiaries
Covert recordings by employees
Changes to freshwater management
Court confirms wide-ranging rating powers
Have your say on the Draft New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy
Fluoridation of water in New Zealand – have your say
Reopening an insurance cash settlement agreement? Supreme Court says no!
The importance of complying with court orders
Injured player decides to sue – the right thing to do?
Training and Development in Performance Management
High Court reaffirms New Zealand's stance on suing for personal injury
AML/CFT Phase 2: Are You Ready?
Scope widened on National Environmental Standards for Telecommunication Facilities
Disruption to work as a result of the 14 November earthquake and aftershocks
Health & Safety issues arising from the 14 November earthquake and aftershocks
Resource Legislation Amendment Bill and the NPS on Urban Development Capacity
Exclusion of improperly obtained evidence in civil proceedings
Can a settlement agreement ever be set aside?
The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act: landlords and tenants
Every business needs employment agreements for staff
Is your 90 day trial period correctly worded?
Deadline for 4 September 2010 earthquake claims fast approaching
Employment agreements - are you compliant?
Drug and alcohol policies
Changes to KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant from 1 August 2016
Spam - what are your legal obligations?
Independence Day: Athletes Become Neutral
Better local services - Local Government Act amendments
KiwiSaver Rules Tweaked for Second Chance Withdrawals
Have Your Say on the Marlborough Environment Plan
National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity not just for Auckland
Small Business Update
The New Framework to Regenerate Christchurch
Are More Changes Afoot for the Management of Freshwater Quality?
Effective use of Arbitration Agreements and Dispute Resolution Clauses
The Employment Standards Legislation Bill
Next steps for Fresh Water: Consultation Document
Update: What's all the buzz about NZ's recent drone regulations?
A New Marine Protected Areas Act: Does More Flexibility Result In Better Protection?
New year, new plan
Legal Defence Costs and the Limits of Professional Indemnity Insurance
New Health & Safety Legislation - not something to fear
Environmental reforms - a paradigm shift?
Takeovers Code Exemption for Small Code Companies
Assisting Family Members with a Property Purchase
Bright Line Test - Sale of Residential Property
The rule against self-dealing
Papering over the cracks: a summary of the University of Canterbury v Insurance Council of NZ
The dry side of the paddle. The importance of understanding selection policies
Incentivising your employees: Considered an employee share scheme?
Please sir, may I have a certificate of compliance?
Reopening an Insurance Cash Settlement Agreement?
Following up on the Building Amendment Act 2013: A Reminder to Builders
Clayton v Clayton: Trust Busting
Insurance risks drive robust legal activity
Clayton v Clayton: Nipping the "Illusory Trust" in the Bud
Will you have a tax bill for capital gains on land sales?
To approve or not to approve; that is the question.
Hitting Match Fixing for 6
Trends in M&A
Consumer Law Reform: Unfair Contract Terms
What employers need to know from today - key changes
6 months or bust
.nz Domain Names: Preferential Registration Expires on 30 March 2015
MEMA returns to the 'crease'
EQC Excess on Canterbury Home Repair Programme Repairs
Certainty at last for Creditors and Liquidators in voidable transaction claims
Changes to the Building Act: How they affect you
LSG Sky Chefs NZ Ltd V Pacific Flight Catering Ltd and Anor
Employment Law Changes – a snapshot for employers
Law Commission Adopts Pragmatic Approach to Pecuniary Penalties
Don't leave things to chance - Reform of Incorporated Societies Act 1908: Issues for Sports Organisa
Greater Responsibility for Officers - Reform of Incorporated Societies Act 1908: Issues for Sports O
Why incorporate and what are the changes - Reform of Incorporated Societies Act 1908: Issues for Spo
Private Health and Safety Prosecutions
Subcontractor Retentions: a matter of trust
Simplifying and Streamlining in the information age - are we focusing on the right things?
Supreme Court finds no doctrine of merger in commercial property policy
Companies Amendment Act 2014
Christchurch City Council Plan Review - Another 'Streamlined' Process
The impact of The Reserve Bank LVR rules for first home buyers
KiwiSaver and buying your first home
Consumer Law Reform: Unsubstantiated Representations
Consumer Law Reform: Uninvited Direct Sales
Increased Protections for Consumers: What Businesses Need to Know
Does Tower really hold all of the cards? Apparently not
The proof is in the pudding or, in this case, petrol on the shoe
Statutory demand procedure available to liquidators to collect voidable transactions
Equity crowdfunding - what's it all really about?
Does your contract prevent you being sued in negligence?
Environmental reporting bill - All talk, no action?
The ongoing debate concerning automatic reinstatement memoranda in material damage covers
Disclosure of Job Candidate Information
New Health & Safety Bill Introduced to Parliament
Can I claim for a reduction in the value of my claim?
Minimum Wage Obligations for Salaried Employees
Redundancies: Justifying your Decision to Restructure
Select Committee Report on Employment Relations Ammendment Bill
New Zealand: Equity crowdfunding gets green light from the minister - no individual investor caps
LGA Reform Update
Directors: Call Your Brokers  NZLJ 126
Saunders v Vautier and the Recognition of Special Circumstances
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Lawsuit
Kiwi lawyer grabs prime seat for market on brink of boom
Another Look at Destruction, Automatic Reinstatement and Deductibles
Sum Insured - It's On You
RM Reform Update - November 2013
AEE's and the need to get it right - watch this space
Protecting Your Brand
Arcadia Homes Ltd (In Liq) v More To This Life
West Coast Ent Inc v Buller Coal Limited
Impact of Health and Safety Reforms at Governance Level
Building your new home - points to note
Existing Use Rights and The Christchurch Rebuild
Passing Off As Rihanna?
Does Tower Really Hold All The Cards?
Broker Left Without Professional Liability Cover
Government Announces Law Reform Package for Workplace Safety
Queenstown – A Resource Management Hotspot: Shotover Park Case Note
How Safe is Your Goods Service Licence?
The Queenstown Central Cases - The Meaning of "Minor" and The Assessment of Non-Complying Activities
Ridgecrest Appeal: Insurers' Liability for Multiple Events
Restraints of Trade in a Competitive Market
Changes to Employment Legislation
Discretionary Misconceptions: Bonus Payments in the Employment Relationship
Select Committee Reports back on Resource Management Reform Bill
Payment of Sum Insured Over and Above EQC Cover
Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
Advertising Ethical and Socially Responsible Business
How equity crowdfunding is accelerating start-ups in New Zealand
Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Bill
Sharing in the Proceeds: A Tenant's Interest in its Landlord's Insurance Policy
Buyers Beware - The Risk of Damage to Purchased Property
Time for a Change? Buying and Selling Property in Canterbury can be a bit of a Challenge
When is hilarity defamatory?
The Changing Face of Water Management in Canterbury
Hutt City Council v The Lower Hutt District Court  NZHC 706
Insurance Contracts to be bound by fairness?
Behind the media coverage: the impact of O'Loughlin v Tower Insurance
Don't Get Burned - The Importance of Business Interruption Insurance
Trusts as Vehicles for Wealth Management
Section 296 - Avoiding A Voidable Transaction
Do Council's owe a Duty of Care when Issuing S 224 Certificates?
Proposed Changes to the Construction Contracts Act 2002
Government casts rod on submissions for freshwater reform
New Zealand Maori Council and Others v The Attorney-General and Others  NZSC 6
When is indemnity value payable?
Reliance on bare or bald assertions: a one-way ticket to a certificate of non-compliance
RM Update: More direction from central government in second phase of reforms to the RMA
Planning your Farm's Future
Johnson v Auckland Council  NZHC 165
Caveat Emptor - Buyer Beware
CERA Acquisitions for Anchor Projects
Earthquake-prone building policy not enforceable
Avoiding Employment Costs of a Business Sale or Restructure
Directors' Duties and Specialisation
Summary of Decisions Requested on Proposed Plans - the Importance of Getting it Right
International Trade Mark Registrations under the Madrid System
Home Owners' Success Against Insurance Broker
When the RMA bites
Cathedral Decision 15 November 2012 - What it Really Means
Compulsory Acquisition in the Central City
Agreement for Sale and Purchase
Updated Auckland District Lease Form
Councils' Duty of Care to Purchasers of Subdivided Land
Proposed Employment Relations Act Changes
Supreme Court Decides Vulnerable Workers Right to Bargain for Redundancy Entitlements
Competing with Former Employees
Road Metals Limited v Selwyn District Council and Environment Canterbury
The Christchurch CBD Blueprint: Resource Management Issues
Land Acquisition: What if my Land in the CBD is Designated?
The Insurance and Savings Ombudsman: Challenging your Insurer following the Canterbury Earthquakes
Prosecution Risks under the Resource Management Act 1991
Drastic Change to the Leaky Building Landscape
The CCDU Blueprint and Insurance
Crafar Decisions Result in Little Real Change
Opting-Out of EQC Managed Repairs
The Christchurch Earthquakes and Residential Tenancies
Special Earthquake List for Courts
A New Approach To Litigation Privilege?
Commercial Earthquake Insurance Claims - Lessons Learned and Observations
Building Repair and the Building Act 2004
Post Earthquake Construction
Lease break clauses
Creswick Valley Residents Association Inc v Wellington City Council  NZHC 644
Successful Judicial Review proceedings for Akaroa Marine Protection Society
Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill
Construction Contracts: the effects of the Canterbury Quakes
Family Protection Act 1955 Article
More than leases bargained for
Fracking in Canterbury - What is it and how is it controlled?
Considering Leasing the Farm?
Quakes Prompt Rethink of Leases
Wealth and the Property (Relationships) Act 1976
The Importance of a Written International Sale of Goods Contract
International Sale of Goods
The Fine Print Can Make or Break a Deal
Handling Redundancies in Tough Times
Leasing Process Explained
Payments to Cease: Business Interruption Insurance
Disclosure Requirements under the new Unit Titles Act 2010
New York skyscraper provides pointers for rebuilding
A Contextual Approach to the Application of Bias
Repeal of Gift Duty - Not All Good News for Trusts
Dealing with Resource Management matters after the earthquake
New Company Tax Rules
Requirements for Employment Agreements From 1 July 2011
Financial Adviser's Liability - Armitage v Church
Biosecurity Law Reform Bill
Significant Changes to Our Employment Laws
A Beginner's Guide to Business Interruption Insurance
Record Keeping and Our Limitation Laws
The Evidence Act 2006 and the Admissibility of the Identification Evidence
Priority and Notifiability of Applications for Consent - Central Plains Water
Existing Use Rights and the Permitted Baseline - Rodney District Council v Eyres Eco-Park Limited
Appellants Giving Evidence as Expert Witnesses - Briggs
Prohibited Activities - The Coromandel Watchdog Case
Running to Stand Still - Legislative Changes & Implications for Territorial Authority Compliance - R
Technical Paper: Implications of Resource Management Act Amendments in the Transportation Area
The Insolvency Practitioners Bill 2010 - Aims and Implications
Relationship Property and Trusts
The Pitfalls of Tenders
Lending to Trusts
The Rule Against Perpetuities
Simplifying and Streamlining of Resource Consent Applications
Local Body Rates - Has The Ratepayer Any Say?
Powers of Appointment and Powers of Advancement
Relationship Property Settlements Involving Trusts
Overseas Investment - Determining Whether Land is "Sensitive"
Asset Planning for Farmers
Business Borrowing: The Impact on Family Trusts
The No Asset Procedure - Easy Bankruptcy?
Trustees Indemnity - Litigation Costs
Amending A Resource Consent Application Post-Notification - How Far Can You Go?
Protecting Our Best Friends - The Dog Control Act 1996
Wynn Williams News
Congratulations and welcome!
COVID-19 Is it OK to take shoppers’ payments and dispatch goods after lockdown?
COVID-19 retail tenancy questions answered
Doyle's Guide recognises firm's expertise
Firm delighted to announce three associate promotions
Firm grows in recognition with Chambers & Partners
Firm hosts former Employment Court Chief Justice
Five law clerks admitted to the Bar
Four new Partners for Wynn Williams
Proud to be recognised by Doyle's Guide for Insolvency work
Rent reduction for retail tenants during COVID-19 pandemic
Wynn Williams advises on acquisition of outside broadcasting assets
Wynn Williams’ associate receives national recognition as Rising Star
Wynn Williams advises ASX listed Orora on its A$1.7b sale to Nippon Paper
Exciting partnership for Wynn Williams
Firm announces exciting collaboration with Te Ōhaka
Wynn Williams advises Agility CIS Limited’s shareholders on their sale to SilverTree and Pioneer Cap
Wynn Williams receives continued recognition in Legal 500 directory
Wynn Williams recognised again for its expertise by Chambers legal directory
Firm continues to be recognised as a leader with multiple NZ Law Award nominations
Auckland Office moves to Vero Centre
International directory results confirm Wynn Williams' expertise across the board
National Managing Partner abseiling for charity
Proud supporter of Heart Kids
Proud to partner with Champion Canterbury for another year
Torts and Resource Management Prize Winners’ Celebration
Wynn Williams acts for Bendon on Merger and Nasdaq Listing
Wynn Williams advises on sale of New Zealand Warriors
Wynn Williams appoints new National Managing Partner
Wynn Williams bolsters expertise with two senior appointments
Wynn Williams continues to act on Christ Church Cathedral progress in joint venture establishment
Wynn Williams promotes seven lawyers across the firm
Chambers 2018 recognises six Wynn Williams partners as Leaders in their Field
Firm advises Darby Capital Partners on Series A Investment
Gold Sponsors of the 2017 Champion Canterbury Business Awards
New tools in the toolbox
Submission to FMA on proposed designations of shares as MIPs
Anthony Drake joins the Partnership
Summer Clerk and Graduate applications are open
The Legal 500 continues to recognise Wynn Williams for its legal expertise
Two more partners for Wynn Williams
Two Wynn Williams employees take part in the Pioneer bike race for charity
Firm advises Unfiltered on Capital Raising
University prize winner to join Wynn Williams as a graduate
Wynn Williams Announced as a Finalist in 2017 NZ Law Awards
Wynn Williams announces three new partners
Wynn Williams strong performer in internationally recognised Chambers rankings
Wynn Williams wins three awards at the 2017 New Zealand Law Awards
Update - 14 November earthquake and aftershocks: insurance claims and what to expect
Auckland team announced as NZ Law Awards finalist
Chambers and Partners continue to recognise Wynn Williams
Corporate lawyer wanted for Auckland office
Firm advises on acquisition of Buy Right Cars
Firm advises SKY TV on major investment
Legal 500 continues to recognise Wynn Williams as a leading firm in New Zealand
Media coverage of recent high profile decisions
Nine new lawyers join the firm
NZ Lawyer picks two for the Hot List
Wynn Williams awards prizes in Torts and Resource Management
2015 Chambers results released
Certainty at last for Creditors and Liquidators in voidable transaction claims
Chambers & Partners ranks State Capital Group as top law firm network
Congratulations to the UCan Torts and RM Prize Winners
Emily Walton recognised in Australasian Lawyer Magazine
Firm proudly promotes nine to associate & senior associate
Four new lawyers join the firm
Hayley Buckley presents alongside Hon. Bruce Billson on Equity Crowdfunding
Jared Ormsby selected as part of reference group for trust law reform
Joshua Shaw joins the Wynn Williams partnership
Legal 500 continues to recognise Wynn Williams as a leading firm in NZ
New Associate for Resource Management team
Legal 500 re-assess ranking for Resource Management
Nick Kovacevich joins Corporate & Finance team
Partner appointed to High Court
Philip Maw and Hayley Buckley named in the Hot List
Wanted: Legal PAs
We need more superstars to join the Christchurch team
Wynn Williams House wins engineering innovation award
Wynn Williams Team raises $3000 for Heart Kids
Wynn Williams win National Young Lawyers Mooting Competition
3 Christchurch teams take the icy plunge for Heart Kids NZ
Ash Hill joins the partnership
Auckland Office moves to AIG Building
Congratulations to our RMLA Mooting Champions!
Contact details for key personnel during our move
Christchurch Office has re-located to CBD
Congratulations to the winners of 2014 Champion Canterbury Business Awards
Equity crowdfunding gets green light from the Minister – no individual investor caps
Hayley Buckley explains Crowdfunding to the NBR
Jared Ormsby on litigating in Christchurch
Legal 500: Leading Firm
NZ Lawyer interviews Hayley Buckley
NZ Lawyer interviews WW for comments on Insurance Law's New Horizon
NZ Lawyer: biggest firms in NZ
Peter Whiteside appointed as Queen's Counsel
Richard Hern joins the Partnership
Firm welcomes Sophie Lucas
Two WW Partners make NZ Lawyer "Hot List"
Vacancy for Senior Solicitor in Auckland
Wanted: Lawyers and Legal PAs
We need more great lawyers to join our team
Welcome to our newest Graduate and Summer Clerks
Wynn Williams House Officially Open
New staff in the Christchurch Office
National Business Review quotes Wynn Williams
Wynn Williams co-hosts mock auctions with ANZ and Harcourts
Wynn Williams supports Seismics and the City 2013
Auckland Unitary Plan: Collaborative approach to providing advice
Current Vacancies: Two Solicitors and a Legal Executive
In the frame?
Behind the Media Coverage: The Legal Impact of O'Louglin v Tower Insurance
Kain Family's Wynn Williams 'Success Fee' Challenge Thrown Out
New Articles online
Vacancy for a Commercial Associate
Wynn Williams hosts lunch for Steven Joyce MP with CECC
New articles online
Career opportunities in the Christchurch Office
Legal 500 Rankings Released
Meet our new charity: @Heart NZ
Wynn Williams hosts lunch with Hon. Amy Adams MP
Wynn Williams and ANZ Private co-host Women in Business Spring Fashion Show
CERA Christchurch Central City Study
Christchurch City Council adopt final draft Central City Plan
Independent Advice for Small Business grants now available through Recover Canterbury
New Year, new starters
Breaking News: New Auckland Office and New Partner
Press Article: Partner, Emily Walton writes for The Press
Solicitor John-Luke Day writes for The Press
Christchurch Central Development Unit Announced
Jeff Kenny, Partner, writes for The Press
Wynn Williams makes the news
Breaking News: New 'Wynn Williams House' under construction soon
Christchurch Rebuild Designer Announced by CCDU
Environmental Law Updates
Further land zoning announced
Hubbard Management Fund: "largely fictional in nature"
Jared Ormsby, Partner, writes for The Press
Recovery Strategy for Greater Christchurch
Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill explained
PORT HILLS LAND ANNOUNCEMENT 29 JUNE 2012
Christchurch CBD blue print released
Environmental Update: RMA Tag Report Released
Rural Law Information Sessions for August announced
Partner Annabel Sheppard makes the front page of The Christchurch Press
Two Solicitor Vacancies - Christchurch Office
A New Christchurch Forum - co-sponsored by Wynn Williams makes the Property Press
Christchurch Cathedral deconstruction hearing front page news in The Press
Cramner Courts Update
Moving back into the city
Christchurch Cathedral ruling may change plans
The lay of the land - The Press
Christchurch Property Owners need to stand up to insurers
Lower payouts costing city millions
Western Pacific Insurance: Canterbury Policy Holders awarded reinsurance monies
2011 New Zealand Law Awards
New look for Wynn Williams in 2011
Wynn Williams Promotions
From legal advice to asanas: firm lawyer fundraises for Africa Yoga Project
Todd on Torts book launch celebrated at Wynn Williams House
Exciting partner addition to the national Corporate & Commercial Team
We’ve done it again. NZ Law Awards Finalists 2019!
Wynn Williams strengthens national presence with nine senior appointments
Wynn Williams Client Toolkit
Online account payment
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with stylesheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so. The latest version of
will work best if you're after a new browser.