Business

Top business legal advice. Quick. Smart. PRACTICAL.

Our commercial 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.

AWS Legal’s Business Team is committed to providing our 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.

Our Business 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

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 co-ordination.

OUR TEAM

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 Robinson Hannah Hodson Kate Andrew
Natalie McRae Hannah Mason    

Supported by Law Clerks Sonya DeClifford and Heather Glozier, and law graduates Penelope Kean and Tim Lindsay.

BETTER BUSINESS BANTER:  Access a recent article prepared by our business team on: 

Anti-Money Launder and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009

What’s in a Name?

Your Business and the Law is a general guide on setting up and operating your business.  For specific advice and assistance with your business please feel free to contact any of our team.