Who we are
The Story of Argyle Welsh Finnigan
Argyle Welsh Finnigan is a leading law firm in Ashburton, the town servicing Mid-Canterbury, New Zealand. Our firm provides quality legal services with a commitment to our clients and to understanding their individual needs and requirements.
With more than one hundred years of combined legal experience, we are able to offer prompt and professional advice on a wide range of legal matters.
We have a broad base of loyal clients who trust us to help them, their business and their families. Our team serves on the boards of a number of significant local companies, charities and community organisations.
Supporting our district and further afield
Argyle Welsh Finnigan has a proud history of working with, and supporting Mid-Canterbury, organisations, businesses and people. It is something we are very passionate about.
- Advance Ashburton Community Foundation
- Ashburton Borough School
- Ashburton Community Alcohol Drug Service
- Ashburton College Alumni
- Ashburton Golf Club Golf Event
- Ashburton Performing Arts Theatre Trust
- Birthright Canterbury Trust
- Cancer Support Group Ashburton
- Community House Mid Canterbury Charitable Trust
- Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury
- Hospice Mid Canterbury
- Jubilate Singers
- Mayfield Lions’ Golf Event
- Mid Canterbury Choir
- Mid Canterbury Rugby Union
- Mid Canterbury Netball
- Rakaia Lions Golf Event
- Relay for Life
- St Vincent de Paul Society
- The Trotts Garden Charitable Trust
Argyle Welsh Finnigan is a member of NZ Law Limited that incorporates more than 55 firms throughout New Zealand
NZ Law Limited is an association of independent law firms that co-operate to develop a national working relationship.
Membership enables firms to access one another’s skills, resources, information and ideas whilst maintaining the confidentiality of their clients’ affairs.
NZ Law Limited currently has a total of just over 200 partners and directors and over 200 legal staff.
The firm was founded in 1983 by Alister Argyle when he commenced practice as a sole practitioner.
Joined By David Welsh
joined in partnership by the late Paul Finnigan
joined in partnership by Paul Gooby
joined in partnership by Jane Argyle-Reed
joined in partnership by Emma Taylor
joined in partnership by Joseph Shaw
rolleston branch office opened - 41 Shelley street, rolleston
joined in partnership by charles whatman
Today the firm employs a team of over 25 staff. Our team live in and around Ashburton and enjoy being part of the thriving Mid Canterbury community. The Ashburton District is one of the most dynamic and beautiful parts of New Zealand in which to live