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Andrew Smith | Hamilton Lawyer


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 | Hamilton Lawyers

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.

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Sharon Spain (Legal Assistant)

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

LL.B, Notary Public

Alan has practised as a lawyer for many years in Hamilton and elsewhere. Andrew took over Alan’s practice in January 2015 and Alan remains as a consultant to the firm.

  • “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

Call us now for professional, experienced and practical advice with a smile.