Immigration and Migrants (移民)

We offer professional, reliable and comprehensive legal advice and assistance with your immigration needs.

We understand how difficult it is for a foreigner to settle in a new country, and the confusion arising when faced with so many different immigration categories and policies. Our goal is to serve you in a professional and efficient way by assessing your immigration status, giving you realistic options and preparing your applications (in consultation with you).


Our immigration team are also able to tap into the wide range of other legal services offered in our firm, including employment, commercial, conveyancing and litigation to provide assistance with most if not all legal matters arising in the context of your immigration applications. This gives us the ability to manage your matters in a comprehensive manner.


At the end of the day you are not just another client. We want to personally help you through the migration journey from start to finish, whether simple or complicated, with confidence and care.


Our Expertise 我们的专业知识

We can assist with:

  • Resident Visas
  • Family Visas
  • Skilled Migrants
  • Business and Investment Visas
  • Potentially Prejudicial Information
  • Employer Assistance
  • Overseas Investment
  • 雇主协助工作签证;
  • 商业和投资签证;
  • 居民签证;
  • 家庭团聚签证;
  • 技术移民签证;
  • 移民局质疑信;
  • 移民法合规要求;
  • 法庭上诉

Work Visas

We can assist with:

  • Resident Visas
  • Temporary Entry Class Visas
  • Compliance
  • Immigration and Protection Tribunal

Work Visas (工签)

Family Visas (家庭签证)

Skilled Migrants (技术移民)

Business and Investment Visas (生意与投资签证)

Potentially Prejudicial Information (回复移民局质疑) (PPI)

Employer Assistance (雇主协助)

Overseas Investment (海外投资)

Get in touch with our Immigration Team (请与我们的移民团队取得联系)

We have approximately 80 staff in 4 offices who focus on a full range of legal issues.


Our migrant team is led by Kris Morrison (Chairperson) and Doris Tu (Partner) and includes 9 Mandarin speakers, 1 Cantonese speaker, 2 Japanese speakers, and 1 Taiwanese speakers.

我们的移民队伍由Kris Morrison (事务所执行主席)和 Doris Tu (合伙人) 领导,由9名普通话, 1名广东话,2名日语和, 1名闽南语 流利的员工组成。

Our People 我们的员工

Doris Tu

Doris Tu


Doris is a Partner at Parry Filed Lawyers. She joined Parry Field Lawyers in 2012.

Doris 是 Parry Field Lawyers 的合伙人。她于 2012 年加入 Parry Field Lawyers。

Doris completed her Masters in Law specialising in International Trade at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, and was first admitted as a lawyer in 2005. Prior to doing her Masters, Doris practiced in a law firm in the North Island in general practice for three years.

Doris在基督城的坎特伯雷大学完成了国际贸易方向的法学硕士学位,并于 2005 年获得执业资格。在攻读硕士学位之前,Doris 曾在北岛的一家律师事务所执业三年。

Doris is a leader of the commercial property team working mainly with migrant investors. She acts on complicated investment structures and negotiates contracts to acquire assets in New Zealand.

Doris 领导着商业与地产团队并主要与移民投资者合作。她参与处理复杂的投资结构及在新西兰购置资产相关的合同谈判。

Doris is fluent in English, Mandarin and understands Chinese dialects such as Cantonese and Foo Chow.

Doris 能说英语和普通话,并且懂广东话和福州话等中国方言。

T: +64 3 348 8480

Viv Zhang

Viv Zhang

Senior Associate

Viv is a Senior Associate at Parry Filed Lawyers. She joined Parry Field Lawyers in February 2010.

Viv 是 Parry Field Lawyers 的高级主任律师。她于 2010 年 2 月加入 Parry Field Lawyers。

Viv has a law degree from Taiyuan University in China, a Masters in Law (Agency and International Trade) from the University of Canterbury. Viv’s areas of practice are Immigration, Commercial, Property and Trust Law.

Viv 拥有中国太原大学的法学学位,以及坎特伯雷大学的法学硕士学位(代理和国际贸易)。 Viv 的执业领域是移民、商业、财产和信托法。

Viv is fluent in English and Mandarin and has considerable experience in assisting migrant Clients with legal matters, having been trained in law in both China and New Zealand. This gives Viv the unique ability to understand and appreciate the similarities and differences between the two legal systems. Viv is very well equipped to help Chinese clients who are looking to immigrate to or invest in New Zealand.

Viv精通英语和普通话并且在协助移民客户处理法律事务方面拥有丰富经验。 她曾在中国和新西兰两国接受过法律培训。 这使Viv具有理解两国法律体系之间的异同的能力。Viv具备良好条件协助有意向移民或投资新西兰的中国客户。

T: +64 3 348 8480

Rebecca Carruthers

Rebecca Carruthers

Senior Solicitor

Rebecca is a senior solicitor at Parry Field Lawyers.

Rebecca是Parry Field的律师。

Rebecca graduated from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws in late 2019, and worked at a boutique law firm mostly in litigation before she joined Parry Field in April 2021.

Rebecca于2019年末毕业于坎特伯雷大学并获得法学学士学位。毕业后在奥克兰一家小型律师事务所工作主攻民事诉讼方向,之后于2021加入Parry Field律师事务所。

Rebecca works mostly with Viv Zhang on immigration and commercial matters. Rebecca also assists with employment matters and estate administration, and has experience with trusts, wills and enduring powers of attorney.

Rebecca 日常与Viv Zhang协作处理移民和商业案件。 Rebecca同时协助我们的客户处理雇佣关系和遗产继承的问题, 并且具有家庭信托,遗嘱及 永久委托书方面的经验。

Whilst studying at the University of Canterbury, Rebecca worked on a publication to orientate international students and coordinated orientation programmes, completion ceremonies and other events for a cohort of international students.

Rebecca is passionate about helping her immigration clients achieve their migration goals and works alongside her clients to make the visa journey as simple as possible. Rebecca has experience in all aspects of immigration law including:

- Employer-Assisted Work Visas;
- Temporary Visas (Visitor, Student and Work Visas);
- Resident Visas;
- Family Visas;
- Business and Investment Visas;
- Skilled Migrant Resident Visas;
- Compliance;
- Potentially Prejudicial Information;
- Minister’s Special Directions;
- Section 61; and
- Immigration and Protection Tribunal.

T: +64 3 348 8480


Maree Zhou

Maree Zhou


Maree is a solicitor at Parry Field Lawyers and assists Doris Tu on property and commercial matters. Maree joined Parry Field in 2020 as a law clerk and graduated in 2022 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts.

Maree 是 Parry Field 的律师。她协助 Doris Tu处理房地产和商业事务。她于 2020 年加入 Parry Field,担任法律助理,并于 2022 年毕业,获得法学学士学位和文学学士学位。

Maree is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Maree 会说英语和普通话。

T: +64 3 348 8480


Yuki Liu

Yuki Liu

Legal Executive

Yuki is a registered legal executive at Parry Field Lawyers working with Doris Tu. She joined Parry Field in 2016.

Yuki 是 Parry Field Lawyers 的注册法律执行,与 Doris Tu合作。她于 2016 年加入 Parry Field。

Yuki has a Dip. Legal Exec, NZILE.

Yuki 拥有 NZILE 法律执行文凭。

Yuki is fluent in English, Mandarin and Japanese.


T: +64 3 348 8480


Joanne Li

Joanne Li

Legal Secretary/PA

Joanne is a legal secretary/PA at Parry Field Lawyers working with Viv Zhang and Rebecca Nicholson. She joined Parry Field Lawyers in 2014.

Joanne是Parry Field律师事务所的法律秘书/私人助理。Joanne于2014年加入Parry Field律师事务所。

Joanne has a BA degree from the University of Canterbury.


Joanne is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.


T: +64 3 348 8480


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