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Find out why we are rated as 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.

Since 1980 our team of Christchurch lawyers has worked together with iwi, big business, small business and private individuals to help them realise their goals. We’ve developed a robust approach to solving legal problems and helping people and organisations needing the help of lawyers in Christchurch to succeed.

We are powered by the calibre of our people and their ability to seize opportunity. 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 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 and our vastly experienced lawyers are here to help you.

In our team we have specialists in all areas of law and we know it’s essential that you be matched with a professional with experience and expertise in dealing with your specific issue. We make you and your issue a priority. 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 – please contact your nearest Saunders & Co office or select a lawyer from our people area.

Meet the Team

Christchurch City Office


David Lang – Partner

A lawyer with vast 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 Law Office


Jeremy Bull – Partner

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 Law Office


Nicola Coombes – Partner

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


26 September 2018

Post-Study Work Rights of International Students

In August the Minister of Immigration announced changes to the post-study work rights of international students, to take effect on 26 November this year. Those changes are as follows: Employer-specific… read more →
25 September 2018

Overseas Investment – Effect on Residential Land

The new laws regarding the Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018, which were passed in August 2018, will come into effect on 22 October 2018.  Though there are far reaching effects… read more →
21 August 2018

The Far Reaching Bright-Line Test – Now from 2 Years to 5 Years

The bright-line test (whereby property sellers are taxed on the gains of a sale of a non-main home) has now been extended from 2 years to 5 years. This can… read more →
22 June 2018

Kiwi Farming Innovation Shines

The National Agricultural Fieldays is a celebration of New Zealand’s farming success, and it should come as no surprise this includes innovation and invention in agriculture. Kiwis are continually finding… 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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