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Lane Neave

Auckland Office

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  • Managing Partner: Andrew Shaw
  • CEO: Peter Dwan
  • Number of partners: 24
  • Number of total staff: 150

Firm Overview:

Lane Neave is recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading full-service tier 1 law firms, with 24 partners and over 150 staff nationwide.We provide legal services to clients throughout New Zealand.

Founded in 1868, we combine the capability of our specialist legal expertise with our significant depth of resources, focusing on delivering personalised legal serviceto create close and long-lasting client relationships.

Committed to solving legal problems and realising opportunities, we have thenecessary experience, intellectual firepower and commercial pragmatism to deliver resultsto all our clients, from multinational corporates to small business owners and individuals.

Many of our partners are recognised by Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, Doyles and Best Lawyer. Lane Neave is one of the few law firms selected by the New Zealand Government to provide legal services under an All of Government procurement programme. The firm is a member of the International Commercial Law Alliance (ICLA).

Practice Areas:

Lane Neave has the depth of expertise and experience to really make a difference to businesses. The firm will give decisive, strategic advice on everything from day to day transactions to complex legal cases.

The team have the level of experience required to deal with the complexities involved in each area of personal law. The firm will deliver real clarity and take the lead in ensuring its clients get the best outcome.

The firm's specialisms include:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial Property
  • Competition, Consumer and Marketing
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Environmental Investment Funds and Capital Markets Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Local Government
  • Resource Management
  • Technology, Data Protection and Privacy
  • Workplace Law (Employment, Health and Safety, ACC and Immigration)

Details of all Lane Neave's practice areas are available on the website -



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