Since 1922, 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.
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:
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.
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.View City Team
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 workView Ferrymead Team
On 7 May 2021 the Government announced a new policy on Fair Pay Agreements (FPAs). The Fair Pay Agreement System sets out the union/employer bargaining process and will set minimum standards for all employees and employers in an industry/occupation.
If you are planning to buy or sell a business this year, you need to be aware of the new purchase price allocation rules which come into effect on 1 July 2021.
On 23 March, the Government passed their amendments to the residential-property bright-line test under urgency, and without consultation via a Supplementary Order Paper (SOP).