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Legal System

The New Zealand legal system is derived from English Common Law, an inherited legacy of British colonial rule. The court structure is based broadly on the British system consisting of the district court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has been in existence since 2004, replacing the UK’s Privy Council as the final court of appeal. Subsections of the district court include the family court, along with specialised tribunals. 

Legal organisations in New Zealand
Bell Gully
Minter Ellison
Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
New Zealand Law Society