We provide you with expert, specialised, practical, and client centric solutions to help you manage your risk and resolve your problems. Our dispute resolution team has a strong history of helping New Zealand and overseas clients to navigate complex disputes across a broad spectrum of matters, industries, and regulatory frameworks.
We will advocate for you in the courtroom, out of the courtroom, and in any other forum. Our aim is to work with you to achieve smart negotiated outcomes and assist with commercial, practical advice. We are experienced and skilled litigators who will act for you at all levels of the New Zealand Courts, or using arbitration, mediation, or other appropriate dispute resolution processes when that is right for you. We can provide and arrange for legal advice across different jurisdictions.
We maintain strong and collaborative relationships with the senior bar and other trusted experts to further enhance the range of expertise available to you.
Our areas of expertise
Navigating disputes can be stressful, expensive, and time-consuming. We provide expert, practical legal and strategic advice to enhance our clients’ prospects of success.
We understand that often the best solution is to reach a pragmatic and commercial outcome, but that is not always possible. Our team are experienced advocates who guide our clients through all aspects of dispute resolution, including the litigation process, and alternative dispute resolution options such as mediation and arbitration.
Our highly specialised and recognised team of experts have decades of experience supporting our clients to navigate the complexities of shipping and transport law. We assist on both contentious and non-contentious issues.
Corporate and commercial clients deserve to have their personal and family matters treated with the same level of legal care and expertise as their businesses. We work with business people and their families to structure wealth protection and intergenerational succession plans, which are integrated with their corporate and commercial business structures.
We act on both residential and commercial property transactions including commercial leasing. We recognise that property transactions are often complex, with strict deadlines, and can involve significant sums of money. Our property team are experts with strong attention to detail and a collaborative approach to working with clients and other advisors.
New Zealand businesses have a wide variety of regulatory compliance burdens. We have extensive experience in advising listed and unlisted companies on managing their regulatory compliance in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner. We support our clients by finding solutions tailored to each client's business’ regulatory framework to minimise the impact on them successfully running their business.
Restructuring and insolvency is a technical area of the law with significant importance in the current economic environment. The dedicated Lowndes Jordan Restructuring and Insolvency team has extensive expertise in all areas of insolvency law including experience advising: