Arthur Fairley


Arthur is an expert in criminal law and relationship property litigation. 

He has successfully conducted hundreds of jury trials, earning a reputation as an accomplished criminal defence lawyer. 

Clients appreciate Arthur’s ability to put complex legal issues into plain English. His knowledge of the law and justice system, combined with strong advocacy skills, mean he achieves outstanding results for his clients.

Born in Whangarei, Arthur studied law at the University of Auckland before returning to the North and becoming a partner at another local law firm. He joined the partnership at Thomson Wilson in 1987. 

Arthur has a keen interest in music, art and rugby. A voracious reader, he also pens the occasional poem himself. He also enjoys walking and keeping fit.

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  • LLB (Hons)