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About Russell McVeagh

What we do

We're one of New Zealand's leading commercial law firms. With offices in Auckland and Wellington, you'll get the chance to be part of a national organisation, working with an outstanding portfolio of clientele on NZ's biggest transactions, both local and international. We're proud of the clients we work for and are looking for new talent to boost our teams, so that we can continue to give the awesome advice that we've been providing for over 150 years. 
At Russell McVeagh, we challenge ourselves to be leaders, not only in technical excellence, but in culture transformation in the legal industry. We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of our staff. We're also proud to be have been awarded Rainbow Tick certification and support everyone to bring their whole selves to work. 


Our partners are globally recognised as leaders in their field, and the work our teams do is recognised as the best in the country. Just last year, we won 'International Deal of the Year', 'Consumer, Media and Tech Deal of the Year', 'Mid-Market Deal of the Year' and one of our partners Liz Blythe won 'Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year' at the 2019 New Zealand Awards . 
We also recognise the importance of giving back to our community, and have long standing partnerships with the Mangere and Wellington Community Law Centres and Glen Taylor School. We also provide ongoing pro bono advice to Cure Kids, The Breast Cancer Research Trust and Sustainable Coastlines.
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