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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 businesses and organisations.

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

Saunders & Co is 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,  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


16 August 2019

Land Covenants – Property

Why do Houses in Subdivisions Have the Same Look? When passing through a new subdivision it’s easy to spot how many of the houses look similar. This is likely to… read more →
30 July 2019

Myths of IP – Part 3 – No Patents for Software

Some people dismiss the idea of getting patent protection for an app or computer programme because they believe there is a blanket prohibition on patents for software.  However, this is… read more →
24 July 2019

You could get caught out by GST when buying a property – even if you are not GST registered

I am frequently asked by clients to assist with the GST implications of a proposed property purchase.  A lot of clients want to know whether they should register for GST… read more →
12 July 2019

Expanding overseas? Make sure you understand the tax implications.

With the world becoming a much smaller place, it is easy for businesses to find themselves trading overseas without too much consideration. However, there are a large number of complex… 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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