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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.

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New Associates

We are proud to annouce the appointment of Megan Robertson and Stephen Whiteland as Associates at AWS Legal.  To find out a little more about their roles at AWS Legal click the links to their personal profiles above or click here for a brief overview.

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