ACC, Health and Safety and Employment Lawyers


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Why choose Armstrong Thompson Barristers and Solicitors?

Armstrong Thompson is a specialist law firm, with offices in Wellington and Tauranga, New Zealand. We specialise in accident compensation (ACC) law, and also act for clients in health and safety law and employment law. Armstrong Thompson’s staff understand that ACC, employment and health and safety disputes can be distressing, and we work closely with you to resolve your issues with as little difficulty as possible. We are willing to act for you in your ACC, employment and health and safety law issues no matter where in New Zealand you live.

Highly Experienced

Armstrong Thompson has a high level of success in resolving ACC, employment and health and safety issues. Hazel Armstrong, the firm’s principal, has been resolving ACC disputes for over a decade, and is the Spokesperson for the ACC Futures Coalition, which aims to uphold the integrity of New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme. We’ve also worked closely with unions on issues such as ACC, employment disputes, contract drafting and health and safety consultation.

Client Focus

Armstrong Thompson believes in providing clients with clear and practical advice. We understand that engaging in legal disputes can be stressful, so we aim to make the resolution process as clear and stress-free as possible. We act for clients from all around New Zealand.


We are aware that hiring a lawyer can place a financial strain on those in disadvantaged positions, which is why Armstrong Thompson endeavours to keep our fees competitive. We are also registered legal aid providers, meaning we can provide legal services to those unable to fund their own case. We also have fee agreements with several unions around the country.