PwC Legal

Helping you to navigate today's complex legal requirements.

We’ll help you to navigate today's complex legal requirements while meeting your specific business needs.

Our lawyers will work with you to understand your unique commercial objectives and deliver commercially aware and tailored solutions to your most challenging business issues.

PwC Legal is a separate and independent law firm which has a close working relationship with PwC in New Zealand, Australia, throughout Asia and in over 90 countries across the globe. This allows us to draw on expertise from areas such as tax, private business, consulting and deals to offer you a seamless and focused service.

Our close collaboration with the PwC network and market-leading expertise is a key differentiator over traditional law firms.

Corporate and commercial legal services

Our corporate and commercial lawyers bring a deep understanding of today’s legal issues, business opportunities and risks to deliver commercially focused and strategic legal advice.

Our expertise covers:

  • international business reorganisations in conjunction with PwC firms in Asia Pacific and globally
  • business sales
  • entity governance and compliance
  • inbound investment
  • executive and employee benefits
  • technology and IP
  • real estate transactions and commercial leasing
  • a wide range of other corporate and commercial legal services.

Please contact us for more information or assistance:

Matt Keenan

Auckland, Auckland, PwC Legal

+64 21 834 216


Tom Logan

Auckland, Auckland, PwC Legal

+64 27 531 9282


Keegan Toft

Wellington, Wellington, PwC Legal

+64 21 086 60612


Tax rulings and disputes

Investigations and tax disputes initiated by Inland Revenue are more frequent, complex and expensive than ever before.

Our Tax Disputes team works closely with clients who are confronted with investigations or disputes, to identify tax risks, minimise exposure to penalties and reduce the overall cost of the process.

We can offer a mix of legal, private sector and Inland Revenue experience to assist you with tax audits, disputes and litigation. We work closely with your client teams at PwC to deliver a seamless service. We’ll provide:

  • access to accounting and valuation experts courtesy of our close relationship with PwC
  • expert and cost effective discovery options including forensic support for e-discovery.

We can also:

  • prepare and review tax dispute documents
  • facilitate conference and settlement discussions with Inland Revenue
  • obtain indicative views, binding rulings and determinations
  • provide strategic and tactical advice throughout the process.

Please contact us for more information or assistance:

Richard Scoular

Principal, Auckland, PwC Legal

+64 27 561 0776


Emma Richards

Wellington, PwC Legal

+64 21 629 529


Helen Johnson

Auckland, Auckland, PwC Legal

+64 27 501 9007


What are the benefits?

While technical excellence is at the core of what we do, the breadth of our experience and market insight differentiates us from traditional law firms to deliver clients an unparalleled integrated service.

We help clients navigate today's complex legal requirements within the context of their broader business needs. Our lawyers will work with you to deliver innovative, commercially aware solutions to some of the most challenging business issues.

If you are facing litigation requiring expert economic or business advice PwC can help. Please see the Dispute analysis and litigation support page.

Contact us

Richard Scoular

Principal, PwC Legal

Tel: +64 27 561 0776

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