Our Expertise

Tompkins Wake is the law firm that clients turn to for help on the matters most important to them. We use our collective knowledge and expertise to develop solutions to the complex and sophisticated challenges our clients present. 

Practice areas

Agribusiness & Rural

Tompkins Wake works with clients across New Zealand's primary sector supply chain from private and individual farming families, large corporate farming enterpri...

Banking & Finance

Tompkins Wake's banking and finance team is a multi-disciplinary collaboration of partners from across the firm, including specialists in corporate advisory, fi...

Corporate & Commercial

Our lawyers have a depth of knowledge developed from working across New Zealand’s commercial sector coupled with top tier international experience gained in-mar...

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Tompkins Wake has a long tradition of excellence in commercial dispute resolution and litigation dating back nearly 100 years. Our team advises on some of the ...

Employment

Employers in New Zealand have a robust legal framework to comply with to meet their obligations to employees. Our employment team work with our clients to help ...

Environmental & Resource Management

Tompkins Wake provides expertise in environmental and resource management law helping our clients navigate the Resource management Act and associated legislatio...

Health & Safety

Tompkins Wake has a specialist team experienced in all aspects of Health and Safety law to help our clients ensure their workplaces are free from harm and compl...

Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property of any organisation is a major source of competitive advantage and the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property is cr...

International Trade & Overseas Investment

As a nation that is export led and fuelled by global trade, New Zealand businesses operating on the global stage face a variety of challenges the varying legal ...

Public Law

Tompkins Wake’s Public Law practice advises local government clients and private clients interacting with local and central government.

Property

Tompkins Wake provides a full range of property law services throughout New Zealand, combining our local knowledge with nationally recognised expertise to provi...

Private Client and Trusts

Tompkins Wake has built a solid reputation as trusted advisors to our private clients for nearly 100 years, working with generations of New Zealand families to ...

Relationship Property, Trust Disputes & Family Law

Tompkins Wake has a long tradition of excellence in commercial dispute resolution and litigation dating back nearly 100 years. Our team advises on some of the ...