Litigation

Our civil litigation team can help you with all areas of dispute resolution, from the High Court to specialist tribunals.

Our service

Our team covers a wide area of commercial and civil litigation and dispute resolution. We have also developed a range of services tailored for our Southern clients. These include:

  • Dairy industry disputes
  • Arbitration - John Young is an accredited arbitrator
  • Company and commercial litigation
  • Insurance law
  • ACC and other medico-legal issues
  • Media law
  • Commerce Commission work
  • Health & safety - defending prosecutions bought by WorkSafe
  • Employment Law
  • Debt Recovery

Our team is focused on effective dispute resolution. We are also active in the area of appellant work.

As the Crown Solicitor’s office, we are responsible for the prosecution of serious crime in Southland on behalf of the Crown. Although we are unable to act for you in prosecutions by Government Departments, we may be able to act for you if you are prosecuted by a Crown entity such as ACC, Maritime New Zealand, WorkSafe NZ and the like. If you would like to discuss defending such prosecutions with some of the most experienced Court room lawyers in Southland, please get in touch with us.

Our people

 

Contact us to find out how we can help you with your litigation needs.

Our people

Find out about the members of our Litigation team:

  • John Young

    Partner

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  • Mary-Jane Thomas

    Partner

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  • Sarah McKenzie

    Partner

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  • Mike Mika

    Partner

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  • Riki Donnelly

    Partner

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  • Alice Anderson

    Solicitor

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  • Kirsty Allan

    Solicitor

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  • Nicole Johnston

    Solicitor

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  • Hannah Kennedy

    Law Clerk

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  • Georgia Woodward

    Law Graduate

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  • Tania Culhane

    Crown Administrator

    Phone: 211 1395

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  • Michelle Russell

    PA

    Phone: 211 0923

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  • Nellie Stronach

    PA

    Phone: 211 0080

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