About Us

The firm was established by A K Duthie in 1918 and became Duthie Whyte in 1948. The firm has practised in the Auckland CBD for over 100 years.

The firm has throughout that period provided quality legal services to a variety of clients, including corporates, trusts and private individuals operating in all business sectors.

The physical nature of Auckland has changed significantly during that period, and so has the physical nature of Duthie Whyte. Handwritten ledgers have given way to the latest electronic technology, but our philosophy to provide legal services of the highest quality still remains the same and is characterised by:

  • Friendly personal service
  • Access to partners
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Quality of information
  • Speed of communication
  • Commitment to the achievement of client's objectives
  • Access to skilled consultants of the highest calibre

Duthie Whyte believes that our personal proactive approach and quality professional advice offered extends beyond a mere list of services and sets the firm apart as a true partner in our client's success.

Why choose Duthie Whyte?

The choice of and relationship with your legal adviser is of fundamental importance to you. Duthie Whyte has the experience, the resources and the commitment to provide legal services at the highest standards. Our relationship structure ensures that a partner is involved directly or in a supervisory role in respect of all transactions, and work referred is not reallocated or assigned without prior consultation. Duthie Whyte is justifiably proud of its history and reputation and we view the confidence and trust placed in us by all our clients as a privilege.

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