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At Wackrow Williams and Davies Limited we provide exceptional
legal advice in a wide range of areas including...

  • Maori Legal Issues

    • Waitangi Tribunal

    • Treaty Settlements and Negotiations

    • Māori Land, Trusts and Incorporations

    • Māori Land Court & Māori Appellate Court

    • Governance advice and establishment of post-settlement entities

    • Land development advice

    • Advice to Māori businesses and entrepreneurs

    Driven by a strong kaupapa Māori approach, WWD is committed to enhancing Māori development for our Māori issues related clients, including Māori organisations.

  • Company & Commercial

    • Company Law

    • Commercial Contracts

    • Business Sale and Purchase Transactions

    • Joint Ventures and Limited Partnerships

    • Governance

    • Complex Commercial Arrangements

    At WWD we have an experienced team on hand to assist with your company and commercial matters including providing quality and timely advice. 

  • Civil Litigation

    • Tenancy Tribunal

    • Employment Authority and Employment Court

    • Māori Land Court & Māori Appellate Court

    • District Court

    • High Court

    • Court of Appeal

    • Judicial Review

    • Family Court (Relationship Property, Family Protection Act and Testamentary Promises)

    At WWD we can assist you with advocacy advice and support for disputes at all levels.  We provide our clients with considered and effective advice to achieve practical and cost-effective outcomes.

  • Property

    • Residential Sale and Purchase Transactions

    • Refinancing Transactions

    • Commercial Property

    • Property Development and Subdivisions

    • Unit Titles and Body Corporate Issues

    • Building Contracts

    • Leases

    Our WWD team can assist you with any of your property law needs no matter how big or small. We have successfully assisted hundreds of clients over the years into their first home, and have advised on a number of more complex unit title and subdivision matters.

  • Trusts, Wills & Estates

    • Wills

    • Trusts

    • Asset Planning

    • Powers of Attorney

    • Relationship Property

    • Retirement Villages

    • Estate Administration

    At WWD we work with individuals and families to safeguard their interests effectively no matter what the circumstance.  We have extensive experience setting up Trusts, assisting with estate administration and advising on relationship property matters.

  • Business Owners

    • Business re-financing

    • Setting up structures including constitutions, shareholders agreements and partnership agreements

    • Drafting terms and conditions

    • Commercial property and leasing

    • Business Sales or Purchases

    Whether you are a business start-up or established, we work with you to ensure you get the best outcomes for your business. We understand that running your business effectively is important so we provide cost-effective and timely advice.

  • Employment

    • Employment Agreements and Workplace policies

    • Workplace disputes including unjustified dismissals, restraints of trade

    • Mediations and Dispute Resolution

    • Employment Authority

    • Employment Court

    At WWD we are dedicated to providing reasoned, quality advice to both employers and employees on a range of workplace matters.​

  • Voluntary Associations

    • Charities

    • Incorporated Societies

    • Bodies created by statute including A&P Associations, Shows Boards, Māori Trust Boards

    • Charitable Trusts

    • Not-for-profits including in Education, Health and Disability sectors

    At WWD we have long experience in voluntary associations of all types and have acted and continue to act for a number of important entities in this sector.

  • Other Specialist Areas

    • Maritime Law including Maritime Insurance

    • Public Works Act Offer-backs and Acquisitions

    • Intellectual Property

    At WW&D we have expertise in a number of other specialised and niche areas.  Please contact us today to see how we can assist you.


Our general law practice is committed to providing
quality legal advice to our clients on a broad range of issues.
Whether you have a specific legal issue that needs to be dealt with
or a range of legal issues that need to be taken care of, we can help you.

For more information

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Level 5, 50 Kitchener Street,

Auckland 1010
PO Box 461 Shortland Street,
Auckland 1140
DX CP 20503
Tel: (09) 379 5026
Fax: (09) 377 6553
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Christchurch 8011
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