Contact Us

The Crown Law Office is the government’s legal advisor and does not provide legal services to members of the public.

To find a lawyer, try the links on the New Zealand Law Society website at Get legal help. To check whether someone offering legal advice is a current practising lawyer, check the official Register of Lawyers.


To make a request under the Official Information Act 1982 or Privacy Act 2020 contact

For mutual assistance enquiries contact

For media enquiries about the Crown Law Office contact

For general enquiries regarding court documents contact

Warning: The use of this email to send documents to the Crown Law Office does not constitute formal service, and does not mean that your documents have been accepted for service. You will need to confirm whether your documents have been accepted for service with Crown counsel employed by this office. 

For enquiries about legal careers and current opportunities or the Office's summer clerk programme contact

For general enquiries about the Crown Law Office contact

Suppliers, please email your invoices and statements to the Finance team at  

If you are an overseas qualified lawyer and wish to find out about practising law in New Zealand, visit New Zealand Law Society.

If you have any comments or suggestions about our web site contact