Connect what matters. Anticipate what’s next.
In today’s fast-moving world, it’s more important than ever to have a legal partner who understands all aspects of your business. A legal partner to help you move ahead effectively and decisively, to see today’s challenges through a wider business lens and then uncover tomorrow’s opportunities.
We work with you to understand your commercial objectives, and apply the diversity of thought, skills and experience that comes with our integrated service offering. We can help you navigate the changing and complex business world and chart a future-ready path to success.
While technical excellence is at the core of what we do, the global breadth of our business and market insight differentiates us from traditional law firms, allowing us to deliver clients an integrated service.
From predicting the impact of regulatory and economic shifts on your business to understanding how to future-proof your strategy, we connect your challenges with the right expertise in PwC Legal and across the PwC network. We give you one key point of accountability across your engagement with PwC, providing seamless services between different PwC advisers.
For each problem your business faces, we can bring together the right mix of lawyers, consultants, commercial advisers and accountants to help you build a solution in the most efficient way possible. PwC Legal works closely with PwC New Zealand and other PwC Network firms across the globe. Together with PwC New Zealand, you have access to the largest professional services network in New Zealand, providing you with an integrated service offering second to none.
As part of a multidisciplinary global network, we deliver integrated legal solutions that span strategy, consulting, people and organisational design, deal and transaction services, tax, data analytics, forensics and accounting. We have expertise that extends across industries and sectors including agribusiness, asset management, capital markets, construction, education, energy, entertainment and media, healthcare, infrastructure, real estate, technology.
"We have legal expertise across a broad range of practice areas, and we're the part of the largest legal services network by geography, with over 3,700 lawyers in over 90 countries."
Our Corporate and Commercial team bring a deep understanding of today’s legal issues, business opportunities and risks to deliver commercially focused strategic legal advice. We work closely with other market leading professionals at PwC, including experts from tax, valuations, deals, transaction services, private business and executive reward services to provide you with access to an end-to-end solution.
Our Corporate and Commercial team works with major international corporations and financial institutions, family-owned enterprises, not-for-profit organisations, high-net-worth individuals and public and private companies. Some of our work includes:
Our Real Estate team guides clients through the process of negotiating and preparing complex agreements that deliver against commercial objectives for property and real estate projects. We deliver efficient, strategic and innovative solutions to our clients, drawing on the broad spectrum of knowledge and skills available across the PwC network. We work closely with other market leading professionals at PwC, including experts from tax, real estate advisory, immigration, infrastructure, treasury, GST and accounting to provide you with access to an end-to-end solution.
Our Real Estate clients include investors, developers, charities, central and local government, landlords, tenants, fund managers and institutions, with services covering the whole range of asset classes (including residential, retail, commercial and industrial). Some of our work includes:
Our Tax Advisory team brings effective tax solutions that are strategic, commercially focused and integrated with your business. The Tax Advisory team works closely with other market leading professionals at PwC to provide you with an end-to-end solution. This includes experts from tax, mergers, acquisitions and valuations, deals, transaction service, private business, real estate, urbanisation and infrastructure, executive reward services, financial reporting, forensics and business restructuring.
We work with New Zealand-based and multinational companies, family-owned enterprises, not-for-profit organisations, public authorities and high-net-worth individuals. Some of our work includes:
Key contact: Tom Logan
Our Employment Law team provides pragmatic and highly commercial legal advice across the full spectrum of employment law and workplace safety issues, to help you harness and protect the most important asset in your business - your people.
Our employment lawyers work closely with PwC’s Employment Advisory service; a multidisciplinary team focused on helping you realise and discover the potential of your people. Through an integrated people consulting and solutions service, we offer a wealth of experience advising some of New Zealand’s most prominent employers., Our lawyers are able to deliver specialist employment advice that is integrated with PwC’s other services.
We work with local and multinational businesses, including listed and privately-owned enterprises, not-for-profit organisations, and public bodies across a broad range of industries and sectors. Our services cover the full spectrum of workplace legal issues.
Key contact: Polly Ralph
Our privacy law team advises clients through the full spectrum of privacy issues. We deliver strategic and commercially-minded privacy solutions for our clients, to help them manage risk effectively, build privacy trust and unlock data opportunities.
We work closely with our market leading cyber and privacy team at PwC, advising on cyber security, risk assurance and forensics to create better experiences for clients and provide you with an end-to-end solution.
We work with local and multinational businesses, including listed and privately-owned enterprises, not-for-profit organisations, and public bodies across a broad range of industries and sectors. Some of our work includes:
Privacy breach readiness, response and remediation
Data sharing and vendor contracts
Review of new technologies and systems
Off-shoring of personal information
Drafting privacy policies, processes and guidelines
Privacy maturity assessments
Privacy impact assessments
Privacy strategy and operating model design