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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, Criminal, Civil Litigation, Family Law, Dispute Management and Resolution, Employment Law and Property Law.
Our offices in Invercargill, 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.



Meet the team who now staff our full time Cromwell office Michelle, Jenny, Doreen, Mary, Miriam and Lynda.  You can find us at Unit 8, Cromtrade Centre, Corner Barry Ave and McNulty Road, Cromwell.  We’re here 5 days a week 9.00am to 5.00pm.  Phone us on 03 445 4111 or just drop in.

Latest News

18th December 2017
A restraint of trade provides important protection for the purchaser of business. But only if it is enforceable. In the recent decision of Feng v Liu... Read More
11th December 2017
The recent Court of Appeal decision in Hulbert Developments Limited v Tairua Marine Limited concerned a joint venture for a marina development. It... Read More