Jeremy Sutton

FDR Mediation|Preparation for Mediation|Family Law|General Mediation


Jeremy is a senior family lawyer, who assists with high net worth, financially complex divorce cases. He has a particular expertise in cases that involve trusts, businesses and significant investment portfolios.

Jeremy is known for his pragmatic approach in divorce negotiations. He represents his clients personally at round table meetings and in mediation. He frequently appears in the Family Court, High Court and sometimes the Court of Appeal. Until recently, Jeremy was the convenor of the Auckland Family Courts Association. He is also a lecturer at the College of Law and runs workshops for New Zealand’s law students.

Jeremy is an accredited mediator in family law issues. He has litigation experience at all levels.

Jeremy has been a lawyer for child since 2009 and is experienced in childcare matters.

As part of his commitment to giving back and ensuring all New Zealander’s have equal access to justice regardless of income level, Jeremy also dedicates a portion of his time to legal aid work at

Jeremy’s opinions are often sought by news media. He currently has a column in the business section of the New Zealand Herald, called The Ex-Files. He has made many presentations at legal gatherings throughout Australasia. His papers, on a variety of topics, are in the LexisNexis Family Law Guide.

Jeremy is married with three young children.

Languages: English
Areas of Expertise:
  • Adolescent/Teenage Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Extended Family Issues
  • Grief
  • Illness and Disabilities
  • Loss and Anger
  • Multi-Cultural Relationships
  • Multi-Generational Issues
  • Parenting/Care and Contact Issues
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Relationship Property
  • Relocation
  • Re-Partnered/Blended Family Issues
  • Separation
  • Wills and Estates


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