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AWS Legal has been at the forefront of legal advice in Southland for more than 125 years.
As advisors in a dynamic environment, our progressive culture and ability to embrace change is vital in all our areas of legal practice.
Our solicitors are recognised as among the best in their fields, both in the skills that they offer and the working relationships they foster, providing legal advice that is second to none.
Our areas of legal expertise include Rural Law, Business Law, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning,Civil Litigation, Family Law, Dispute Management and Resolution, Employment Law and Property Law.
Our offices in Invercargill, Winton, Queenstown, Alexandra, Cromwell, Te Anau, Gore, and Christchurch mean we’re always close at hand for clients, and are one of the South Island’s largest and most highly-regarded practices.

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7th August 2020
Despite an employment relationship being between two parties, in some circumstances a “triangular employment relationship” may occur when an employee... Read More
30th July 2020
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (‘SMEs’) selling goods and services often compete in a market where offering credit to their customers is a given... Read More
15th July 2020
From 27 July 2020 the next phase of changes for the new Employer Assisted Temporary Work Visa System will come into effect. The most significant... Read More
14th July 2020
My mother keeps telling me to get an Enduring Power of Attorney but I already have a will and I am young. What is an Enduring Power of Attorney and... Read More