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Govett Quilliam
1 Dawson Street
Private Bag 2013
DX NP90056
New Plymouth Central
New Plymouth 4342  

Phone (06) 768-3700
Fax (06) 768-3701
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Andrew Laurenson

Andrew has been a partner at Govett Quilliam since 1998.


Andrew specialises in criminal, civil and employment litigation.  He has appeared in over 150 District and High Court jury trials acting for both the Crown and the defence in respect of criminal and civil matters.  Andrew has also represented a number of clients in the Court of Appeal.

Andrew regularly appears in the Employment Relations Authority for both mediations and investigations. Over the last ten years Andrew has developed an extensive employment law practice and acts for a number of large corporate clients providing advice on issues such as human resource needs, restructuring and disciplinary issues.  Andrew also leads a number of seminars on employment related issues throughout Taranaki.

Andrew also appears in other jurisdictions including the Employment Court, Refugee Status Appeal Authority, Human Rights Review Tribunal, the Motor Vehicle Dealers Licensing Board and the Environment Court.  

Personal Interests

When away from the office Andrew enjoys running, skiing, surfing and going to the gym.  Andrew is married with three children.