Rajiv Rao


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Raj joined Inder Lynch in August 2015 and was made a Partner in March 2022.  

Raj began his career by working for a senior barrister in Auckland before joining the Papakura office in 2015.  In May 2018 Raj moved to our Manukau office and was appointed as an Associate of our firm.

Raj has appeared in the District Court, Family Court, High Court and Court of Appeal, as well as before various tribunals. He specialises in Business, Civil, Criminal and Family Litigation.  He is committed to helping clients resolve difficult situations through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and (where necessary) the court process.

Raj previously volunteered at his local Citizens Advice Bureau and is a keen astronomer and photographer in his spare time.


LLB, BA (Political Studies)





Areas of expertise:

Business and Personal Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Criminal Law

Traffic Law

Family Law

Immigration Law

Health and Safety Law