Our practice is recognised as one of the top in the South Island, testimony to our team and the decades of collective knowledge and experience within it. Across Alexandra, Queenstown, Invercargill and beyond, we’re the team of commercial lawyers you can trust.

AWS Legal’s business lawyers are committed to providing our with clients quick turnaround and accurate legal solutions.

Our client base is as extensive as it is diverse – we’re advisors to both emerging and long-established organisations. We cover all areas of commercial law, and our clients include many of the best in southern business, particularly in the electricity, property, construction and forestry sectors.

Commercial lawyers with extensive experience

Our team’s core specialties include:

  • Property and project developments
  • Conveyancing – commercial and residential
  • All facets of company law and corporate structuring
  • Banking law
  • Finance and securities
  • Taxation and revenue law
  • Overseas Investment Commission

We are also industry advisers to the following sectors:

  • electricity, forestry, fishing, tourism
  • state-owned enterprises, local government
  • construction, finance

Strategic alliances

On occasions where added expertise is called for, we draw on our strategic alliances. The external specialists we use are leaders in their field who share our commitment to provide the very best for clients. We’ll get your approval before engaging any outside help, and at all times we’ll keep a watching brief to ensure effective coordination.

If you’d like to find out more about the services we offer across Alexandra, Invercargill, Queenstown and surrounds, get in touch now.


Come meet our team to find out more about them and how they can help you:

Chris Peddie Damien Pine  Rachel Lindsay Doreen Evans
Alan Harper Katie McRae Tim Lindsay Natalie McRae

Supported by Law Clerks Sonya DeClifford, Jess Robinson and Heather Glozier.


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