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AWS Legal has been at the forefront of legal advice in Southland for more than 125 years.
As advisors in a dynamic environment, our progressive culture and ability to embrace change is vital in all our areas of legal practice.
Our solicitors are recognised as among the best in their fields, both in the skills that they offer and the working relationships they foster, providing legal advice that is second to none.
Our areas of legal expertise include Rural Law, Business Law, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning,Civil Litigation, Family Law, Dispute Management and Resolution, Employment Law and Property Law.
Our offices in Invercargill, Winton, Queenstown, Alexandra, Cromwell, Te Anau, Gore, and Christchurch mean we’re always close at hand for clients, and are one of the South Island’s largest and most highly-regarded practices.

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27th August 2020
I’m a tenant looking to enter into a commercial lease. What should I be considering in light of Covid?   No access in emergency clause The Canterbury... Read More
21st August 2020
  Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (“RTA 1986”) have recently been passed by Parliament. The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (“... Read More
20th August 2020
On 17 August 2020, the government announced a new Wage Subsidy Scheme and changes to the current Leave Support Scheme for businesses in light of the... Read More
10th August 2020
Last Friday saw some of our team members dress to the nines in their evening gowns and bow ties to attend the New Zealand Law Society’s Southland... Read More