Lauraine FramptonSenior Associate
Business Law, Commercial Property, Residential Property, Property Development and Subdivision
& Personal Law
Lauraine is a property law expert. She’s recognised for her extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in subdivision and property development.
Stuart StockPartner
Business Law,
Litigation and Dispute Resolution,
Commercial Property
& Insurance
Stuart is an insurance law and commercial contracts & dispute specialist. He’s known for his expertise in contract negotiation and his focus on reaching commercial resolutions for clients in situations where contract disputes arise.
Hugo MulliganPartner
Commercial Property, Residential Property, Property Development and Subdivision, Personal Law, Agribusiness
& Business Law
Hugo has a wealth of experience in the property and commercial fields. He has been a White Fox & Jones partner since 2002.
Bevan CoombesAssociate
Residential Property,
Personal Law,
Agribusiness
& Business Law
Bevan has a large general practice based in our Ashburton office. He has worked for over 40 years in the law, including previously with a bank specialising in rural issues.
Courtney JohnsonSolicitor
Residential Property,
Commercial Property
& Personal Law
Courtney brings a fresh perspective and genuine enthusiasm to get stuck into her role with the property team.
Mark OrmanPartner
Business Law
& Commercial Property
Mark has been a property and commercial partner at White Fox & Jones since 2017. He is regularly involved in Christchurch’s biggest commercial property deals.
John CrawConsultant
Commercial Property
& Business Law
John is an experienced commercial and property lawyer and specialises in commercial leasing.
Andrew MitchellAssociate
Business Law, Commercial Property, Residential Property, Personal Law, Employment, Litigation and Dispute Resolution
& Agribusiness
Andrew is a skilled general practitioner. Working from his base at our Ashburton office he employs a sound and practical approach to assist his clients in achieving their goals and solving their problems.
Jacqui LoweConsultant
Commercial Property,
Residential Property
& Personal Law
Jacqui is an authority on property and business law, with wide-reaching experience gathered over more than 35 years.
Matt MarshallAssociate
Commercial Property, Residential Property, Property Development and Subdivision, Employment, Personal Law
& Agribusiness
Matt is proud to practise in his Ashburton community. From a farming background, Matt has a practical understanding of the issues facing both rural and urban clients.
Robin KayAssociate
Litigation and Dispute Resolution,
Insurance,
Insolvency
& Employment
Robin is a senior member of our litigation and dispute resolution team. His main areas of practice are civil and commercial litigation, and he has particular experience resolving insurance disputes.
Hugh MatthewsPartner
Litigation and Dispute Resolution,
Insurance,
Business Law
& Employment
Hugh is the proud managing partner of White Fox & Jones. With a wealth of experience in many areas of law, Hugh now specialises in a broad range of commercial and civil litigation.
Ken JonesConsultant
Residential Property, Personal Law, Commercial Property, Business Law
& Agribusiness
After 49 years in practice, Ken is one of the most experienced lawyers in Canterbury. He has a reputation for getting things done.
John GoodwinConsultant
Business Law, Commercial Property, Property Development and Subdivision, Personal Law, Agribusiness
& Residential Property
John has been providing advice to clients of White Fox & Jones since 1987. He is a highly experienced and trusted advisor in relation to residential and farm conveyancing, family trusts, wills and estates.
Glen RyanPartner
Litigation and Dispute Resolution,
Insurance
& Insolvency
Glen is a senior litigation and dispute resolution lawyer. He is sought after for his strong analytical skills and ability to quickly drill down to the key issues of a matter.
James LeggatPartner
Property Development and Subdivision,
Business Law,
Commercial Property
& Residential Property
James is a commercial lawyer who specialises in property & business. He represents some of the most influential & high profile property developers and business owners in Canterbury and is sought after for his honest, practical and efficient approach.
Sam ThorpSolicitor
Business Law,
Commercial Property,
Residential Property
& Property Development and Subdivision
Sam is a commercial and property lawyer. A recent addition to the White Fox & Jones team, Sam’s attention to detail and ability to think practically and laterally inspire confidence.

Established in 1895, we have a proud history of providing first class legal services.

Although our roots are in Canterbury, our reputation extends far beyond. We have a large number of clients who consult us from all around New Zealand and the world in relation to New Zealand legal issues. We pride ourselves on providing legal services of the highest quality within a friendly and down to earth environment. We hope you will notice our friendly way of doing things when you engage with us.

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