Our purpose is to help shape New Zealand’s future.
We do this by working alongside our clients, our people, and our communities. We deliver value by listening to our clients to gain a deep understanding of their business and industry, and providing practical and innovative commercial solutions, so they can achieve their business goals.
As a leading, full-service law firm, you will have access to internationally recognised, experienced legal and business advisers across a wide range of practice areas and industry sectors.
We work to provide a seamless experience for our clients, here in Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world. As a member of the MinterEllison Legal Group, we offer our clients access to one of the largest full-service legal groups in the Asia-Pacific region – and can hand-pick a team of legal experts to fit your business needs.
Established in 2023, our firm’s Ngā Karahipi Whakaeke (Awards Programme) is designed to support diversity in the legal profession. Ngā Karahipi means scholarship or award, and Whakaeke means to enable arrival, as we hope to support more Māori students through their law studies and to achieve their goals.Find out more
Our Community Investment Programme supports grassroots and community organisations across Aotearoa New Zealand. This is one way we create a greater impact and help to shape our country’s future.Find out more
Our firm is playing an active part in Aotearoa New Zealand’s sustainability journey. We are passionate about helping to shape our country's future, and we believe in using our collective skills, time, and resources to make a positive impact for our people, our clients, our communities and our planet.Find out more
Our purpose, vision and values define who we are and our ambitions for the future. Our values – waka eke noa, waka whakarei and waka hourua – are part of our DNA and are at the core of our firm’s unique culture. We champion diversity and inclusion within our firm, the legal profession and our wider communities.Learn more
We are an Aotearoa New Zealand firm with a global reach, offering seamless legal advice for clients in the Asia-Pacific region and globally. As a member of the MinterEllison Legal Group, our clients can access one of the largest full-service legal groups in the Asia-Pacific region – and we can hand-pick a team of legal experts to fit your business needs.Learn more
Our firm has always been at the forefront, and unafraid to do something different – our value waka hourua (bring on the future) celebrates this stance. Our focus on innovation has created three legaltech products that benefit our clients and the wider legal profession.Learn more
Connecting past networks with present insights and tomorrow’s potential. Stay in touch with former colleagues, and keep up-to-date with the latest news and information from MinterEllisonRuddWatts through the firm's alumni programme.Learn more
Our firm has strong leadership, from the board to division leaders and the management team. Our leaders work together to drive our firm’s strategy.