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Welcome to Armstrong Barton

Armstrong Barton has been in practice for over 100 years providing legal advice in the Wanganui District and beyond. The diverse and experience team at Armstrong Barton is able to assist you with all your legal needs.

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Peter Murray Hankins – Partner
Peter is one of the firm’s Senior Partners and longest serving lawyer, having started at Armstrong Barton in 1961.
Lance Rowe – Partner
Lance is one of the firm’s Senior Partners and has had an extensive litigation practice his 20 year career in the fields of Criminal, Civil and Employment Law.
Harry Mallalieu – Partner
Harry is one of the firm’s Partners and has spent his entire working life in law enforcement ensuring a contribution to the broader community.
David Robertson – Partner
David is a respected and experience Wanganui Lawyer who has practiced locally for over 25 years. David joined the firm 2013 as a partner.
Adrienne Gilbert
Adrienne has over 22 years experience working in Wanganui legal firms, with the last 19 years as a legal executive.
Beverley Pearce
Beverley is an experienced lawyer having previously worked at the Community Law Centre in Wellington.
Megan Jaquiery
Admitted to the Bar in 1996, Megan has gained considerable litigation experience both in NZ and in the UK.
Yvonne Nyenhuis
Yvonne has worked in Law firms throughout New Zealand for over 30 years, the last 20 years as a legal executive.
Nicola Refoy – Butler
Nicola is the firm’s junior prosecutor who also has a supporting role in civil litigation.
Kathryn Crooks – Partner
Kathryn is one of the firm’s Senior Partners and has covered many areas of law during her 25 year career.