RAYMOND DONNELLY & CO
 
 
 
 

raymond
Donnelly
& co

Office of the Crown Solicitor for Christchurch
Te Tari o Te Rōia Matua a Te Karauna ki Otautahi

114 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central
Phone  03 366 0264
Email  office@raydon.co.nz

 

 
 
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We SPECIALISE IN litigation 

We act for government departments and entities, regional and city councils, sporting and professional disciplinary bodies involved in litigation.  We also provide advice and representation to a range of private clients. 

As the Office of the Crown Solicitor we are responsible for the prosecution of serious crime and related appellate work in the Canterbury and West Coast regions. 

 
 
 
 
 
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People

We are proud to have assembled a team of highly experienced senior litigators.

Partners

Mark Zarifeh
Crown Solicitor
mnz@raydon.co.nz

Chris Lange
cjl@raydon.co.nz 

Philippa (Pip) Currie
pac@raydon.co.nz

Barnaby Hawes
bh@raydon.co.nz
 

Consultant

Brent Stanaway
bms@raydon.co.nz

Associates

Deidre Orchard
djo@raydon.co.nz

Deirdre Elsmore
dle@raydon.co.nz

Claire Boshier
cjb@raydon.co.nz

Karyn South
ks@raydon.co.nz

Heather McKenzie
hm@raydon.co.nz

 
 
 
 
 
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Firm

A Crown Solicitor is a lawyer appointed by warrant of the Governor-General for a particular district.  Crown Solicitors are responsible for the conduct of jury trials and appeals in the High Court and District Court on behalf of the Crown. 

Raymond Donnelly & Co was established in 1911 and has held the warrant for the Office of Crown Solicitor for Christchurch since 1914 and for Greymouth since 1984.


Christchurch Crown Solicitors

2016 – Now
1992 – 2016
1985 – 1992
1968 – 1985
1961 – 1968
1957 – 1961
1954 – 1957
1921 – 1954
1914 – 1921
|     M N Zarifeh
|     B M Stanaway
|     Sir Graham Panckhurst KNZM, QC
|     The Honourable Justice Neil Williamson
|     The Honourable Sir Clinton Roper
|     The Honourable Justice Peter Mahon, QC
|     A W Brown
|     Sir Arthur Donnelly KBE, CMG
|     S G Raymond
 
 


114 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013 
P O Box 533, Christchurch 8140,  DX WX11146
Phone 03 366 0264,   Email office@raydon.co.nz