Many legal minds making NZ LAW work

We are an association of independent legal practices, proactively sharing ideas and expertise for the benefit of our clients.

Norris Ward McKinnon




English, Japanese


Arbitration and Mediation, Banking and Finance, Civil Litigation, Company and Partnership, Computers and ICT Law, Construction, Employment, Family, Franchising, Intellectual Property, IP - Media - Technology, Mergers - Acquisitions and Takeovers, Privacy, Property - Land and Conveyancing, Receiverships/Insolvency, Resource Management and Environment, Tax, Transport, Trusts - Wills and Estates, Venture Capital

We are the Waikato’s leading provider of specialist legal services with a national and international perspective.

We provide tailored legal advice to meet the diverse needs of large and small corporates, public institutions, small and medium businesses, individuals and families.

We know that choosing a law firm is not an easy task. We work with our clients to listen, reassure, and resolve their problems simply and cost effectively. From our experience, the best way to do this is through developing understanding and long-term relationships with our clients. Our team of lawyers are highly regarded with a depth of experience that gives them the credibility that underpins Norris Ward McKinnon’s solid reputation in the legal market. Put simply, they are real people dealing with the real issues that affect our clients day-to-day.


Paul Barris
Glenda Graham
Sam Hood
Phil Hyde
Barbara McDermott
Dan Moore
Jo Naidoo
Chris Steenstra


711 Victoria Street
Private Bag 3098


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