With over 20 years’ experience in civil and insurance related litigation, we've helped thousands of people across New Zealand get the compensation they deserve. Our lawyers are based in Auckland and Christchurch, but we serve clients across the country.

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New Zealand’s Civil and Insurance Litigation Experts

With over 20 years' experience in civil and insurance related litigation, we've helped thousands of people across New Zealand get the compensation they deserve.

Our Legal Services

General Insurance
Claims

General Insurance Claims

Many insurance companies try to avoid paying out clients. We provide help to those who've had claims unfairly refused.

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Civil
Litigation

Civil Litigation

We are experienced running civil disputes from Disputes Tribunal through mediation and arbitration, and the District and High Courts.

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Earthquake
Claims

Earthquake
Claims

Has your house been affected by the Christchurch earthquake? We have assisted hundreds of people with their claims.

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Ruby Princess Coronavirus
Class Action Investigation

Ruby Princess Coronavirus Class Action Investigation

Shine Lawyers is investigating a class action on behalf of all passengers affected.

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Visionstream
Representative Action

Visionstream Representative Action

We are investigating Visionstream on behalf of telecommunication workers who have worked for them.

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Abuse
Law

Abuse Law

If you've experienced emotional, physical or sexual abuse, you may be entitled to compensation.

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PFAS Contamination
Claims

PFAS Contamination Claims

Shine Lawyers NZ are currently investigating the PFAS contamination around New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) bases.

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Health and Life
Insurance Claims

Health and Life Insurance Claims

If an insurance company is trying to avoid paying out your health or life insurance claim we may be able to help.

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Income Protection
Claims

Income Protection Claims

If an insurance company is trying to avoid paying out your income protection claim, we may be able to help.

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Professional
Negligence

Professional
Negligence

If a professional failed to give you proper advice, and you have suffered a loss, you may be entitled to compensation.

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Real Estate
Agents

Real Estate Agents

Real Estate agents must comply with strict standards of conduct - if they do not, you may be entitled to compensation.

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Employment Law
Claims

Employment Law Claims

Employment problems affect people’s livelihoods and reputation. Shine Lawyers advise and assist in resolving employment problems.

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Construction
Law

Construction Law

Have you identified any defects in your house? We can advise you on the best avenues to resolve your dispute.

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Our Legal Services

As experts in insurance based litigation, we stand up for the little guy and fight against big insurance companies to get everyday people the outcome they deserve. We represent people from all walks of life throughout New Zealand and also in the South Pacific. Find Out More

Our Legal Team

With over 20 years’ experience in civil and insurance related litigation, our team of experts will do everything they can to help you secure the result you are entitled to and the compensation you deserve. Learn More

In Memory of Andrew Hooker

On Wednesday 11 March, Andrew Hooker, the founder of Shine Lawyers New Zealand, tragically passed away after a motorcycle accident. Andrew Hooker founded Shine Lawyers New Zealand in 2015 and was a highly respected insurance practitioner and civil litigator. Read More