MinterEllisonRuddWatts, home to New Zealand’s leading lawyers

MinterEllisonRuddWatts strength has again been recognised in the latest edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

The 2018 guide for New Zealand names 11 new partners as Leading Individuals and five new Next Generation Lawyers, representing the largest number of new entrants of any national law firm.

The Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria highlighting practice area teams that provide the most current and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Its research is based on feedback from clients, law firm submission and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.

The 24 Partners acknowledged in the guide are:

The directory has also named six senior associates as next generation lawyers, and ones to watch.

Evaluating top lawyers around the world for almost 30 years, The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in more than 100 jurisdictions.