John Fraser presents the modern face of the traditional New Zealand General Law Practitioner.  After Graduating from Otago University in 1979 he commenced practice in Invercargill, and later on 4 July 1994 set up in sole practice in Invercargill.

Adept in a diverse range of legal fields and has developed experience to ensure John Fraser Law clients get the best possible representation in all facets of the law.

By utilising technology John Fraser Law can dismiss barriers of distance and offer expert advice on New Zealand law right throughout New Zealand.

Embodying strict adherance to professional standards John Fraser is currently the only Southland Lawyer on both the Southland District Law Society and the New Zealand Law Society Standards Committee (Southland branch).

John’s areas of practice include:

  • CommercialUrban
  • Property / conveyancing / land sales and purchases / house sales and purchases / commercial building sales and purchases
  • Company Formation
  • Leases
  • Farm Sales and Purchases, including equity partnerships
  • Taxation
  • Immigration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Court representation
  • Family Law
  • Tenancy Law


Married with six adult children, John Fraser is an outdoorsman whose passions include fishing, hunting, and sailing. He’s a director of the North Invercargill Rotary Club and past secretary of the Southland Te Araroa Trust (the national walkway).


The John Fraser Law Team respond promptly to all client inquiries – often within hours but always within 24 hours.

We’ll talk with you to establish the help you need, then send a letter of engagement clearly setting out our terms of service and an upfront cost so there will be no  surprises.