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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

Saunders & Co is a full-service Christchurch law firm.

This means we have lawyers able to assist with all your legal requirements. Sectors we commonly work in are Construction, Technology and Start-ups, Not for Profit, Sports and Leisure, Health, Professional Services, 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 get advice and expertise on almost any area of law, we have teams compromised of – criminal lawyers, corporate and commercial business lawyers,  property lawyers, employment lawyers, intellectual property lawyers, trust lawyers, family lawyers, immigration lawyers, wills and estates lawyers, tax lawyers – please contact your nearest Saunders & Co office or select a lawyer from our people area.
Our Client Reviews

Meet the Teams

Christchurch City Team


David Lang – Partner in charge

A lawyer with experience in large and complex subdivisions. David 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


21 May 2020

Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill set to close New Zealand’s doors, for now

The New Zealand Government has passed the Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill, pushing it through the legislative process in near record time. As mentioned in our update below, this bill… read more →
15 May 2020

Alert Level 2 and your Business

As of Thursday, 14 May 2020 we are at Alert Level 2. This means that even more businesses will be allowed to resume operations.  People are now allowed to pop… read more →
15 May 2020

What the Visa Processing Landscape looks like Under Level 2

With restrictions relaxing under alert level 2 and more staff able to return to the office, Immigration New Zealand’s visa processing capacity, which has been largely limited over the lockdown… read more →
7 May 2020

Tax law changes for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Inland Revenue has released an update for businesses affected by COVID-19 covering recent tax changes. These changes are intended to help businesses with the impacts of COVID-19. This includes the… 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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