Principal Richard Zhao

Richard Zhao

Richard, the principal of the firm, is an experienced barrister and solicitor, who previously worked in litigation for a top six New Zealand law firm. Richard’s experience also includes specialist tax roles as a lawyer and while working for the Auckland branch of one of the big four accounting practices.

Richard grew up in New Zealand but remains proud of his Chinese heritage. In 2009, he became the first Chinese lawyer to represent a client in the Supreme Court of New Zealand in a leading immigration case.

Richard’s specialties include general litigation such as commercial and family dispute, civil dispute resolution, criminal charge appearances and other court advocacy works.

In his spare time, Richard volunteers for local communities such as the Community Law Center, Citizens’ Advice Bureau and ethnic organizations, including the Chinese New Settlers Services Trust.

Mobile: 021 024 14488
Fax: 09 969 1492
Email: rzhao@amicuslaw.co.nz
Location: Auckland CBD Office