Region specific legal notices

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New Zealand

Service provider

Our services from offices in New Zealand are provided by DLA Piper New Zealand which is part of DLA Piper. DLA Piper is a global law firm operating through various separate and distinct legal entities. For further information about these entities and DLA Piper's structure, please refer to the Legal Notices page.

DLA Piper New Zealand is a partnership governed by New Zealand law whose places of business are at DLA Piper Tower, Level 22, 205 Queen Street, Auckland & Chartered Accountants House, Level 5, 50 - 64 Customhouse Quay, Wellington.

Our GST registration number in New Zealand is 72-209-702.

Contact details

DLA Piper New Zealand can be contacted at its places of business, or by telephone, +64 9 303 2019 (Auckland) or +64 4 472 6289 (Wellington). Further contact details of the New Zealand offices can be found in the Locations section.

Regulation

All lawyers at DLA Piper New Zealand are admitted to practice as lawyers in New Zealand and regulated by the New Zealand Law Society (NZLS). The Regulatory Requirements of the NZLS and other information about the legal profession (including the complaints procedure and the Lawyers Fidelity Fund) can be found at www.lawsociety.org.nz.

DLA Piper New Zealand may also have a number of lawyers from other jurisdictions who are members of foreign Bars. Further information on our people and their professional qualifications can be found on website in the People section.

The word "partner" is used to refer to a partner of DLA Piper New Zealand, and to a partner, member, director, employee or consultant in another DLA Piper practising entity who has equivalent standing.

Professional liability insurance

We maintain professional indemnity insurance with Travelers Insurance Company Limited whose address is Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AG. This insurance covers our practice in New Zealand and DLA Piper's practices in the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australia and Asia and extends to acts and omissions wherever they occur in the world.

DLA Piper New Zealand also maintains a professional indemnity insurance with The Justitia Mutual Association Inc.

Our services

We are committed to providing the highest quality services to all of our clients. Should you have any specific question regarding the services, please feel free to contact the matter partner responsible for the work or the New Zealand country managing director.

If we are unable to resolve your question through internal channels, our clients may have recourse to the NZLS Lawyers Complaints Service.

Further information

Additional legal notices with general application can be found on the Legal Notices page.