“Wilson Harle provides strong technical expertise of a quality seen in much larger firms. Their billing represents real value for money. They are client-focused, timely, and responsive and provide pragmatic, business-oriented advice.” 

– Asialaw Profiles 2019

“Very sage and sensible advice; pragmatic and not alarmist.  Know their stuff.” 

– Asialaw Profiles 2019

“The firm is efficient, does not put more lawyers on a case than is necessary.  The lawyers concerned are smart, very hard working and good to work with.” 

– Asialaw Profiles 2019

“Superior understanding of administrative law principles; very successful litigators. Leading dispute resolution practice; excellent litigation managers.” 

– Asialaw Profiles 2019

Wilson Harle is a high quality boutique firm with a disproportionate number of extremely good litigators.” 

– Asialaw Profiles 2019

This is a boutique firm with very responsive partners who are commercially attuned with great depth of legal acumen considering their size. I think that their boutique status is appealing as it allows responsiveness, agility and accessibility,” says a client.

- Asialaw Profiles, 2017

Litigation boutique Wilson Harle “talks the talk and walks the walk”, providing “exemplary service and focused as well as appropriate advice”. The “unflappable” Chris Browne represented NZ Carbon Farming in a dispute with Mighty River Power concerning the supply of carbon credits.  The “calm, highly responsive and efficient” Allison Ferguson and the “intuitive and nimble” Ian Denton are recommended.

– The Legal 500, 2016

The team at Wilson Harle is “highly responsive, insightful, flexible and value for money”.  The “smart, thorough” Chris Browne “provides first-class service and rapidly analyses key issues.  Also recommended are “quick and astute” counsel to Vodafone, Allison Ferguson, and “complete litigator” Ian Denton.

– The Legal 500, 2015

Wilson Harle’s Allison Ferguson has “very good poise” and recently defended longstanding client Vodafone in multiple Fair Trading Act prosecutions. Other work highlights included handling litigation following Capital + Merchant Finance’s collapse.  Ian Denton is “meticulous and very methodical” and Chris Browne is also highly recommended.  The firm is also strong in defamation and white-collar crime cases.

– The Legal 500, 2014

The “outstanding” team at Wilson Harle has “candour, sincerity and professionalism”. It is defending Air New Zealand employees in the price-fixing cartel proceedings, and represented policy holders in insurance claims relating to the Christchurch earthquakes.  Practice head Chris Browne and Allison Ferguson are recommended.

– The Legal 500, 2013