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Kensington Swan is one of New Zealand’s leading national commercial law firms, with 30 partners and 100 other lawyers in our offices in Auckland and Wellington. As a full-service commercial law firm, our specialist teams collaborate across practice areas to provide complete legal solutions that are tailored to each client.


Ben Paul
Business Development Director
E: Ben.Paul@kensingtonswan.com
P: +64 9 375 1146

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Anderson Lloyd is a leading New Zealand commercial law firm. Founded over 150 years ago, they have offices in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown, with 20 partners and more than 140 staff. Being located in four key economic centres enables them to bring local knowledge as well as a national team to any situation.

Anderson Lloyd has the depth, quality of resource and experience in a number of key areas of law. Please click on this link for more detail.

Anderson Lloyd is a foundation member of the NZLS Gender Equality Charter, maintains one of the highest percentages of women partners of any NZ law firm and is a member of Diversity Works.


E: lawyers@al.nz
P: +64 3 477 3973


Anthony Harper is an award-winning national law firm.

For more than 150 years we have helped and advised New Zealand and international clients achieve their goals. Our high performing, internationally ranked solicitors are deeply immersed in our 25 specialist areas: automotive, banking and finance, insolvency and corporate recovery, construction, corporate advisory, cross border investments, employment, financial services, food and beverage, health and safety, hotels and tourism, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, logistics and transport, property, public, resource management, retail, retirement villages, tax, technology, tourism and trusts and asset planning.

As one of the largest law firms in New Zealand we are proud to be able to solve the most complex of problems for our clients, whilst fostering an inclusive work environment and enhancing our local communities.

There is a difference. For further information, see www.anthonyharper.co.nz.


Malcolm Hurley
Managing Partner
P: +64 21 190 3344

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services.

Recently, LexisNexis Pacific (AU & NZ) chartered the Gender Equality Committee (GEC). The GEC is resolutely working to create new pathways, synergies and platforms to address the critical issues affecting the development of women and non-cisgender individuals in the workplace. They plan to achieve this through targeted areas of focus that include but are not limited to:

  • Creating an organisational culture and a working environment that is inclusive and equitable, where all staff are supported to reach their full potential
  • Addressing gender gaps in pay and recognition
  • Raising the profile of women and non-cisgender individuals in the legal profession and information technology sector

If you would like to learn more about the LexisNexis Pacific Gender Equality Committee or become a contributor for their blog LexFemina, please contact: GenderEquality@lexisnexis.com.au

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is a top tier New Zealand law firm known for providing clients with technically excellent legal solutions and innovative advice. We are trusted advisors and work alongside our clients to ensure success. We are proud to be a New Zealand law firm offering a global outlook. Our offices in Auckland and Wellington are able to access an international network through the MinterEllison Legal Group, a leading firm in the Asia-Pacific. The firm supports numerous charitable endeavours and organisations through its pro bono and fundraising initiatives.