New Zealand's leading full service law firm – over 135 years of success. We play key roles in mergers & acquisitions, financing, insolvency, restructuring, banking, procurement processes, large scale infrastructure projects and dispute resolution.
With 53 partners and more than 165 legal staff across three offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, we have the resources and experience to advise on all areas of New Zealand law.
We help clients achieve a competitive edge in today’s market with clear, commercially focussed advice across all of their legal requirements, including commercial, corporate, property, construction, finance, tax, dispute resolution, environmental and government relations issues.
Our lawyers have worked in Australia, the US, Asia, Africa, the UK and Europe and are well placed to advise on inbound and outbound trade and investment matters.
We advise major New Zealand and multinational players in all industries and sectors of the economy.
Our values: Chapman Tripp’s culture is based on five core values: integrity, people, collaborative, astute and dynamic.
This means we are open, honest and ethical. We are trustworthy – willing to be accountable and courageous.
We respect people and value individuality and diversity. We embrace the role we play in our wider community. And we make what we do enjoyable for the people involved.
Being collaborative is important to us. We work with each other and our clients as an inclusive team to achieve shared goals.
We provide clear and commercial views that demonstrate excellent judgement and intelligent thought. We value innovation, and we engage with energy, focus and flair.
What or how does your business contribute to a more sustainable NZ?
Chapman Tripp supports a range of not-for-profit organisations that are making our country stronger. They are groups that work in our communities, on our economic future and in the arts.
We believe an important part of being a sustainable organisation is being an active contributor. It’s a principle of citizenship that guides and drives our pro-bono and sponsorship investments.
Contributions depend on the needs of those we support. Each year we provide significant legal help, business expertise, resources or the energy of our people willing to get involved when opportunities arise.