Fast Growing Australian Law Firm Adds Source to NZ Legal Mix of On-Demand Services

Fast Growing Australian Law Firm Adds Source to NZ Legal Mix of On-Demand Services

Hamilton Locke, the Australian public listed law firm that expanded to New Zealand in January with the establishment of a new legal services firm Source, operating on a trans-Tasman basis.

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Source launched officially in New Zealand on 1 May, as a separate division of Hamilton Locke, HPX Group, which owns both Source and Hamilton Locke.

The firm, headed by Nick Humphrey (pictured) boasts of being the fastest-growing law firm in Australia. It’s New Zealand base was involved incorporating the boutique Auckland law firm Anderson Creagh as its cornerstone legal base when the business was bought.

Source will be joined in New Zealand by Principal, Amy Kingston-Turner and Senior Legal Counsel, Erin Mogford.

Kingston-Turner previously worked for Source competitor Juno Legal, providing legal services to clients like Icebreaker and The Warehouse.

Both services offer fixed-fee or retainer fee arrangements for clients on an outsourced basis to provide additional in-house legal support or to fulfill specific in-house legal requirements.

Juno has established a strong presence providing General counsel and in-house legal services generally with a flexible work, on-demand legal services model that has been attractive for many New Zealand businesses.

Fast Growing Australian Law Firm Adds Source to NZ Legal Mix of On-Demand Services

It was created by Power List member Helen Mackay.

Source in New Zealand will also offer employment law services, giving it the ability to service the full range of business-as-usual legal needs. With our New Zealand launch, Source will now have the ability to provide a seamless service to clients across Australia and New Zealand, working collaboratively across the two countries.

In a media statement Hal Lloyd, CEO of Source said: “Source provides a different approach to in-house style essential professional services, offering high-quality on-demand legal, workplace, governance, risk and compliance services with an unmatched depth and breadth of expertise. The expansion of Source into New Zealand with like-minded colleagues Amy and Erin joining our team is a tremendously exciting step in our growth journey, allowing us to provide our unique offering to clients across New Zealand and expand on our existing offering in Australia”.

Source provides in-house style professional services across legal, workplace, governance, risk and compliance on an outsourced basis on an agreed fee or retainer-based pricing model. We provide these services on an outsourced basis, either becoming a company’s in-house team or supplementing their in-house team with additional capacity or expertise.

Source’s allied business, Hamilton Locke, is a law firm evolving the traditional approach to corporate and commercial legal services.

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