William Zhang


Resource Management, Employment & Alcohol Licensing

William practices in resource management, alcohol licensing and employment law.

Prior to joining Harkness Henry, William worked for more than three years primarily in litigation, with extensive court appearance either as leading or junior counsel at different levels, including a high profile, lengthy and complex trial in Auckland High Court concerning a $54 million mortgage fraud. William also has experience in property and commercial law.

William has a strong academic background in law with a LLB (first class honours) from University of Waikato and a LLB from East China University of Political Science and Law.

William grew up in Shanghai, China. This equips him with a deep understanding of overseas culture, which is a valuable asset to his legal practice in New Zealand. William speaks fluent English and Mandarin.


William律师在多个法律领域有丰富的经验。William特别专业于酒类牌照申请雇佣关系法资源管理法(商业及个人的资源审批申请Resource Consent & Planning等)。

在加入Harkness Henry之前,William在新西兰拥有三年多的法庭的庭审律师经验,他在不同等级的法庭代理客户出庭辩护,他曾参与和代理极具公众高度关注的,且非常复杂的案件,比如涉及5千多万纽币的银行贷款案件。


William来自中国上海,并长期在新西兰学习和工作。William的多元文化的背景让他对中国和新西兰的人文具有深刻的理解, 这也是William在新西兰从事法律执业的宝贵财富。

Email: william.zhang@harkness.co.nz

Direct Dial: +64 7 834 2634

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