David Ryken

David Ryken
Level 8, 2 Kitchener Street, CBD
New Zealand
+64 9 356 7370
+64 9 356 7372


Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration: Lawyers

David Ryken is recognised as a leading immigration lawyer in New Zealand. He founded and manages one of New Zealand’s largest teams of legal professionals providing a full range of immigration services to corporates and individuals.  David’s personal practice includes corporate and investor category visas, including secondments for multinational companies.

Since 2000, David has been a member of the immigration committee of the International Bar Association. He regularly presents papers at local and global conferences on business investor and other immigration issues, and is often asked to give evidence as an immigration expert in matters before the courts.

David also appears regularly in New Zealand’s courts on a wide range of matters including appeals and judicial reviews of immigration decisions, and in our criminal courts in cases involving immigration compliance and deportation. David has also contributed to a number of textbooks on New Zealand immigration law.

David heads a team of enthusiastic and committed legal professionals, proficient in a number of languages. His team are committed to providing a prompt, accurate and professional service to clients around the globe who are interested in doing business, working or staying permanently in New Zealand.  Ryken and Associates combines its advice and experience with all aspects of legal practice including employment, family, criminal and commercial law, where these intersect.

WWL says: David Ryken is a leading figure in the New Zealand immigration market, where he is recognised for the top-tier counsel he delivers to individuals and multinational corporate companies. 

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