Whether you’re launching a new product, expanding your organisation or entering a new market, we work collaboratively with you to achieve the outcome that’s right for your business.
You want to know what drives the people who help support your business. We have four values which define how we work with you, and with each other. We hold ourselves to these guiding principles.
Working together to achieve the best outcomes for you
Showing confidence in ourselves and in each other, to help you succeed
Doing what we say we’ll do, including whatever it takes to get the job done
Consistently demonstrating quality in our advice and our service
We want you to have an unbeatable experience when you work with us. Our Board is made up of five elected partners, who have a remit to deliver on that strategy.
The board is supported by our management team.
Pro bono programme
We contribute to our community by providing pro bono legal advice where it’s needed the most.
Our structured pro bono programme supports community initiatives and individuals under five categories: Cultural, Disadvantaged, Environmental, New Zealand Innovation, and Social & Community.
We work with many individuals and organisations, large and small. Some of our significant and ongoing relationships include:
For us, diversity is about inclusion, respect, and showing a commitment to all our people. We celebrate and value that everyone is different, and we are proud of this.
We have a history of strong female participation and 36% of our partners are women (as at July 2019). This has enabled us to broaden our understanding of what high-performing employees look like, reflecting positively for our people, and our clients, who benefit enormously from a broader skill-set.
We are committed to creating a culture that is supportive, inclusive, and celebrates diversity.
We are committed to gender diversity and this is reflected in our promotion statistics:
Gender neutral working parents’ policy including:
Working with thought leaders and respected business people helps us to advise you better. Our interactions with industry associations that are working to shape the future allow us to tap into latest developments and innovative thinking. We want you to benefit from these connections through introductions and our thought leading seminar programme.
We also support or sponsor organisations that allow us to contribute to the community, our clients, or the legal profession. These include: