John Gordon

LLB, Auckland University
John Gordon
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+64 7 928 0767
+64 21 972 624

John joined the Partnership in 1981 and is a Partner in our Commercial team.  John has a deep knowledge of a variety of businesses, and enjoys assisting business people achieve their business goals. 

John has negotiated and documented significant business acquisitions in the UK, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.  John has also completed a diverse range of complex commercial contracts, particularly involving various modes of transport and logistics.  John also acts as a close adviser to a number of large closely held New Zealand companies. John is a former chairman of the Lawlink Group and is passionate about our region and its future direction and prosperity.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business start ups and business advice
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Company law
  • Commercial contracts
  • Supply/service contracts
  • Joint ventures
  • Limited partnerships


  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Member of the Institute of Directors
  • Member of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand