Mary-Jane Thomas

Office: Invercargill

Phone: 03 211 0917

Mobile: 027 221 0324

Email: Mary-Jane Thomas

Mary-Jane Thomas is a partner in our Litigation and Employment Law teams. She is also involved with Racing Industry work.


  • Crown Solicitor for Southland
  • Criminal prosecutor
  • Employment Law - leads the Employment Law team
  • Civil litigation
  • Racing industry - actively involved in defending charges
  • Resolution of dairy industry disputes

Mary-Jane writes a weekly column ‘Work to Rule’ in the Southland Times.

Community Involvement

Mary-Jane is a former Southland women’s rugby representative. She is also a harness racing enthusiast and in recent years commenced a breeding programme, which she hopes will one day result in a Rowe Cup winner. She is a Board Member of Rugby Southland and a Board Member of the Riverton Coastguard.

“Sometimes you need someone in your corner – I am proud to lead an experienced team that combines legal expertise with tenacity and common sense and the over arching goal of getting things ‘sorted’ in a cost effective manner.


Qualifications: LLB (Hons)

Admitted: 1990

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