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Powered by People Find out why we are rated as one
of the top law firms in Christchurch.

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Powered by People

Find out why we are rated one of the top law firms in Christchurch

As Christchurch lawyers,
in private and commercial practice,

we are committed to achieving the goals of individuals and ensuring the success of companies.

We are powered by our people. We know it’s essential that you are matched with a professional with experience and expertise in dealing with your specific issue. We’re not hands off, we’re hands on, and we solve legal issues efficiently and effectively.

Areas of Expertise

At Saunders & Co we pride ourselves on being a full service law firm.

This means we can assist with all your legal requirements. Sectors we commonly work in are Construction, Not for Profit, Sports and Leisure, Health, Professional Services, Technology, Hospitality, Retirement Villages and Trades. We deliver quality results at competitive rates and are available when you need us. See our extensive legal expertise list here:

Expertise List

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The heart of our firm is our people. Our experienced lawyers are here to help you.

We have specialists in all areas of law and we know it’s essential that you are matched with a professional with experience and expertise in dealing with your specific issue.  Our legal team responds promptly and communicates frequently to ensure you are fully informed and achieve quick results.

To talk to a lawyer on any area of law – corporate and commercial law, RMA law, property law, employment law, intellectual property law, trust law, insurance law, family law, wills and estates, tax law – please contact your nearest Saunders & Co office or select a lawyer from our people area.

Meet the Teams

Christchurch City Team


David Lang – Partner in charge

A lawyer with experience in large and complex subdivisions. He acts for one of the city’s largest residential and commercial developers as well as financial institutions, a local iwi and SMEs.

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Hornby Team


Jeremy Bull – Partner in charge

A lawyer who practises in company and private client law, with a particular focus on leasing, sale and purchase of businesses, subdivisions, and all commercial and residential property matters.

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Ferrymead Team


Nicola Coombes – Partner in charge

A lawyer who assists with the sale and purchase of homes, commercial buildings and businesses, lease deeds, refinancing, asset planning, trusts, wills and estates, and handles earthquake insurance work.

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Articles and Legal News


10 April 2019

Alcohol Interlock Sentence

Since July 2018, the alcohol interlock sentence, for first time serious drink drivers and recidivist drink drivers, has become a mandatory sentence handed out by the Court. An alcohol interlock… read more →
4 April 2019

Changes to Employment Law

Don’t forget; the minimum wage increases to $17.70 per hour as of 1 April 2019. In addition, the Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Act 2018 also came into effect introducing… read more →
31 March 2019

Co-Ownership Agreements – What You Need to Know.

In the current housing market people are increasingly buying houses with others who are not their spouse or partner – such as parents, brothers, sisters, and friends.  Peter Tatham, a… read more →
9 March 2019

Don’t get caught with a NZ tax bill while you are living overseas.

Are you leaving NZ permanently, or going on an extended overseas trip? Make sure you know your tax obligations and how to ensure you break your tax residency in New… read more →
Locations:

CBD: 131 Victoria Street, Christchurch, NZ

Ferrymead: Unit 2, 987 Ferry Road, Christchurch, NZ

Hornby: 5 Goulding Avenue, Christchurch, NZ

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