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Saunders & Co

Saunders & Co is a full service law firm. Simply, that means whether it be business, family, or property, we can attend to all your requirements. We also have a particular depth of knowledge and experience in commercial/corporate matters and litigation.

The Firm is divided into teams whose emphasis on particular areas maximises the overall expertise of the Firm. The Property and Commercial team deals with residential and commercial land transactions, family trusts, wills and estate planning, company law, intellectual property, commercial financing, and complex land development projects. Our Litigation team deals with proceedings in all Courts and Tribunals, including insolvency, resource management advice, employment law, insurance law, criminal and family law and complex civil litigation.

Our main CBD office is situated at 131 Victoria Street, Christchurch and we also have offices at Ferrymead and Hornby (Hornby Law). Eight of the partners practice from the main office and two partners located permanently at each of the branches.

Saunders & Co has a broad range of clients, ranging from private individuals and families through to large companies, statutory bodies and local iwi.

"Grant and I appreciated very much how thorough Lorraine Michell was. It is not often you have documents explained to that degree. Thank you."

Bernadette Smith, Property Owner

"Through this time we have required the services of the firm for business, personal, and litigation purposes. We have never felt a moment's hesitation in remaining with the firm, and expect to continue a long and prosperous relationship with Saunders & Co. into the future."

Colin and Julie Erickson, Cube Developments Limited

"Excellent law firm to deal with. Excellent communciation and service."

Carmel Kokshoorn, Property Owner

"Thanks Hornby Law for your professional and helpful advice. Especially to Jim (Eddy) for all your work with the purchase of our house. It is nice when everything runs smoothly."

Barry and Natalie Gibb

"We have found them reliable, timely and professional. They have added value to our business by being effective and decisive. Their friendly manner whilst conducting business means that we have felt comfortable seeking their advice no matter how major or minor the query may be. We would have no hesitation in recommending Saunders & Co to family, friends and business associates."

Cymon and Angela Allfrey, Cymon Allfrey Architects Ltd

"Very prompt and efficient service. I have been very well informed and kept up to date on matters. To be recommended. Thank you."

Suzanne Henderson, Property

"The professional and friendly service provided by Jenni Hunter allowed us to buy our first home without fuss stress or delays, absolutely seamless! Amenable, and more importantly always accessible to clarify and assist, Jenni proved you can get an exclusive personal service without paying Auckland barrister prices."

James Craig, Home Buyer

"Always happy with service and professionalism at Hornby Law. Never had any reason or desire to change firms; friendly, welcoming, professional and easy to do business with."

Frans and Rose-Marie van Zoggel

"Thank you Ria and your team for the excellent work in completing the sale on such a short turnaround, that's why I always use Saunders & Co."

John Bates, Testing

"I have worked with Saunders & Co on both a professional and personal basis for over 10 years. I have always found their service and quality of legal advice to be first rate. Attention to detail and timeliness is important to our business, and Saunders & Co have always performed in these critical areas."

Ian McNabb, Ngai Tahu Property Limited