Invercargill’s Experienced and Approachable Lawyers

At Eagles Eagles & Redpath, we’re proud of our experienced and professional team. With years of combined experience in a range of legal specialities, we are fully equipped to help every member of our community navigate the legal system to achieve the best possible results. If you’re looking for a friendly, approachable and trustworthy lawyer in Invercargill, give us a call today.

Our Team

Roger Eagles

Roger Eagles - Partner - B.A., L.L.M. (Hons)

Email: RogerE@eagles-eagles.co.nz

Roger has a special interest in Civil, Criminal and Relationship Property matters. He is the founding partner of Eagles, Eagles & Redpath, beginning the firm in 1978. With thirty-eight years experience in legal practice, Roger welcomes difficult and challenging cases in these areas.

Roger has an interest in sports administration and is a former President of New Zealand masters Swimming and former Chairman of Sports Southland. Currently, Roger is Chairman of Aquatics NZ Inc. and a Member of the FINA Masters Swimming Committee.

Virginia Wilson

Virginia Wilson - Partner - LL.B., B.A., PostGradDip

Email: VirginiaW@eagles-eagles.co.nz

Virginia has been practising for 36 years primarily in the areas of farming, business, commercial and residential law along with law associated with the restructuring of legal entities, trusts and estates.

She is involved with Soroptimist International both at a club and at a Federation of South West Pacific level in addition to being a trustee of The Conductive Education (Southern) Charitable Trust, Chairperson of the Local Executive Committee of CCS Disability Southland and is involved with the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand locally and has served on two of its national work groups.

Her immediate and extended family are important to her, she has broad tastes in music playing both piano and organ while interests in New Zealand art, the design and discipline of gardening, travel and her friends add further significant dimensions to her life.

Peter Redpath

Peter Redpath - Partner - LL.B., B.A. (Hons)

Email: PeterR@eagles-eagles.co.nz

Peter’s particular areas of interests include Family Law, Employment Law and Criminal and associated prosecutions.
Peter has lived in Southland all of his life, is married and has four children. Outside of law, Peter has been actively involved in the Southland Community. This has included being a trustee of the Community Trust of Southland for eight years, School Board Member (and Chair), active involvement in administration and projects for various sporting bodies.

Peter has a strong interest in sport and outdoor recreation, being an active participant and following his children’s sport over the years. He also has a keen interest in following the arts and music.

Katy Barker

Katy Barker - Partner - LL.B., B.A. (Hons)

Email: KatyB@eagles-eagles.co.nz

Katy is originally from Dunedin and moved to Invercargill in 2009 to join Eagles, Eagles and Redpath becoming an Associate of the firm in 2012. Katy is interested in a wide range of areas of law but specialises in criminal and family law. She strives to provide sound, considered legal advice to her clients, and to assist her clients in achieving their objectives. Outside of work, Katy enjoys soccer, running and spending time with family, friends and her dog.

Richard Little

Richard Little - Partner- LL.B., BSc

Email: RichardL@eagles-eagles.co.nz

Richard enjoys many different aspects of the law including criminal, conveyancing, civil, ACC and mental health, specifically finding the correct interpretation of the law and applying it to individual scenarios. He is always available for agency instructions, particularly in the High Court. Recently he has taken an interest in online legal services and is actively seeking new instructions. 

Richard was raised in Southland, living across the district and attending Southland Boys’ High School before attending Otago University and returning home to begin his career with Eagles, Eagles & Redpath. He spent a year in Europe in 2014 before returning at the beginning of 2015 to concentrate on his career in law. 

Active across a range of activities – both social and sporting, Richard currently plays for the Invercargill Blues Rugby Club and in several social sporting competitions including touch, netball and volleyball. He is also Past President of the Young and New Practitioners Southland organisation.
Rosie Welsh

Rosie Welsh - Solicitor - LLB & BA

Email: RosieW@eagles-eagles.co.nz

Rosie was born and raised in Invercargill before moving to Dunedin to complete her University studies. She graduated from Otago University in 2015 with a double degree in Law and Arts. Rosie completed a summer clerkship with the Invercargill Police Prosecutions Unit in 2013. In her final year of study, Rosie assisted in drafting biographies for Ngāi Tahu on the subject of historical and prominent local iwi. Rosie has a keen interest in all areas of law, particularly family and criminal. She enjoys interacting with clients and working to achieve positive outcomes for them and their families. Outside of work, Rosie is an avid sportswoman and may be spotted on top of the waves at Oreti Beach.


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