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Andrew has over 25 years legal practice experience in property transactions, commercial-company law and general practice. Andrew’s experience covers the full range of services described under What We Do. He has worked as a lawyer in London and the Turks & Caicos Islands (a tax haven in the Caribbean) as well as New Zealand.

Andrew has 3 children and strong links to the community. He is a trustee of Life Unlimited Charitable Trust and a former trustee of the Balloons Over Waikato Charitable Trust and the Hamilton Household Budgeting Advisory Trust.


Jo Wadmore (Associate)


Jo and Andrew have worked together for a number of years, and Jo has been working with Atticus Legal since its inception.  Jo has 20 plus years experience in law firms, working as a Secretary, then a Registered Legal Executive, and now as a lawyer.  She has broad experience, particularly in property transactions and estate administration. She also moonlights as a Marriage & Civil Union celebrant.


Ronan De Guzman (Solicitor)

LLB (Hons)

Ronan joined Atticus Legal in 2019, having worked for other law firms in NZ before coming to us. He was born and raised in the Phillipines, became a Kiwi citizen and obtained his law degree from Waikato University.

Ronan specialises in Immigration Law and has significant experience with New Zealand’s Visa issuing systems and governing bodies. He also has experience in general legal practice, so he is able to offer a broad range of legal services to his clients.


Sharon Spain (Legal Assistant)

Office Superstar

Sharon is our Legal Assistant, all-round office superstar and often the first point of contact for our clients.  She joined Atticus in August 2018 and quickly became a valued member of our team.  We love Sharon, and so will you.

Phone Sharon on (07) 839 4558 or Email

  • “Andrew and Jo made my property purchase as smooth as possible, despite a few unforeseen hiccups. It was a pleasure dealing with them.”

    Hannah Clark
  • “I found Andrew’s advice to be clear, practical and to the point. He has a great knowledge of commercial law and inspires a lot of confidence. I feel I’m in safe hands.”

    Jason Evans

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