We’ll support you to thrive
We are dedicated to our profession, our clients and each other.
You will be hard pushed to find a group of more passionate and devoted lawyers. We count ourselves lucky to be part of a progressive firm that is at the forefront of law in New Zealand. Our reputation for hard work and getting results keeps us on our toes and motivates us to continue to do things better and smarter.
Our approach is simple
Everything we do revolves around our clients and what they need. We love working with our clients and are proud that they love working with us too. Together we achieve some amazing things.
We have an obligation to recognise and manage the impact our business has on the environment, and to contribute to the wellbeing of the community around us. We are dedicated to playing an active role within the communities in which we live and work, providing funding, legal skills and time to make a difference.
We depend on the environment that sustains us. We are mindful of our environmental impact and are constantly trying to improve our performance as a responsible corporate citizen and employer.
Awards & recognition
Chapman Tripp scooped up the most coveted award at the annual New Zealand Law Awards, winning Large Law Firm of the Year, as well as recognition across four deal category awards.
Chapman Tripp is the only law firm recognised by students across New Zealand in the Top 10 Best Graduate Campaigns for 2021 in a recent Student Pulse Report survey produced by Talent Solutions.
Rachel Dunne and Nicola Swan have been named Young Influencers on the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers 2021 list, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to the legal profession. Dunne is also one of two exclusively recognised Lawyers for ‘Capital Markets: Equity in New Zealand’ in IFLR’s Asia Future Leaders 2021.
Our corporate and commercial team were named New Zealand Deal Firm of the Year at this year’s Australasian Law Awards.
We have been recognised at the 2021 Chambers Asia Pacific Awards as New Zealand Law Firm of the Year.
KangaNews received votes from hundreds of those involved in the Australian and New Zealand debt markets keen to recognise the achievements of 2020's most outstanding performers. Chapman Tripp has been named New Zealand Law Firm of the Year for the fifth consecutive year.
With the help of creative agency Iceberg, we are pleased to have won the Transform Magazine Gold Award for ‘Best visual identity from the professional services sector’.
We are the only law firm to be recognised as a finalist in the 2020 New Zealand Association of Graduate Employers (NZAGE) Industry Awards, celebrating excellence throughout graduate and youth recruitment.
We meet the requirements of Toitū's carbonreduce® certification programme, having measured our GHG emissions. We are committed to managing and reducing our carbon footprint.
Ross Pennington has been recognised by KangaNews for his contribution to the development of the Australian and New Zealand debt markets.
Chapman Tripp has won the New Zealand Contentious Firm of the Year Award 2019 at the Managing IP Asia-Pacific Awards.
Chapman Tripp has won the Most Innovative National Law Firm (New Zealand) Award in the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards for the third consecutive year.