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AWS Legal has been at the forefront of legal advice in Southland for more than 130 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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15th April 2021
It is not uncommon to find land covenants registered on Records of Title in New Zealand, particularly in new subdivisions. If you are interested in... Read More
26th March 2021
It is no secret that New Zealand is in the midst of a housing crisis.  The housing crisis has been well documented in the media and has been a key... Read More
24th March 2021
From 1 April 2021 onwards certain information must be provided to the Inland Revenue Department for certain trusts. The information that trustees... Read More
26th February 2021
A look back at the Central Otago A&P show at the Omakau Domain a couple of weeks back. Thank you to the organisers and the visitors for... Read More