• Dawson and Associates | Maritime law specialists
  • Dawson and Associates | Providing clear direction
  • Dawson and Associates | We understand the New Zealand marine environment
  • Dawson and Associates | New Zealand and South Pacific fisheries law experts
  • Dawson and Associates | Superyacht purchase and operation
  • Dawson and Associates | We understand salvage and towage
  • Dawson and Associates | We work in the Pacific

Dawson & Associates Ltd - maritime and fisheries law specialists

Dawson & Associates Ltd is a New Zealand-based maritime law firm, with international expertise in the superyacht and fisheries sectors.

Since 2007, we have provided a range of expert maritime legal services that deliver practical results for our local, national, and international marine industry clients. 

With over 20 years’ experience, our team understands the local and international complexities of maritime and fisheries law.  We are recognised as leading maritime lawyers in New Zealand.  

Our clients can be confident that our knowledge and experience will help them stay within budget and meet their time constraints.


Our Speciality

Our lawyers specialise in maritime and fisheries law, which means we practice what we do best, every day.

With over 27 years’ experience, we understand the local and international complexities of maritime and fisheries law and are recognised as leading maritime lawyers in New Zealand.

We work with our clients to deliver practical solutions, and our knowledge and experience ensures we deliver value to our clients.

Dawson & Associates Ltd - Dawson & Associates, maritime and fisheries law specialists, Nelson New Zealand