Who We Are

We are leaders in legal technology. We co-develop automation solutions with our clients to create business value.

By empowering our clients with tools to speed up, simplify and reduce the cost of their processes, we help businesses become more efficient, improve performance and manage risk.

Zeren is the technology and innovation business of Chapman Tripp, New Zealand’s leading full-service commercial law firm. What makes us different is that Chapman Tripp's legal expertise is built into, and delivered through, Zeren's solutions.

Our collaborative approach to solution design will directly address the problem you're looking to solve, whether you're in legal, risk, procurement or operations. If you want to maximise your resources and to get more from your time and investment, we'll work with you to understand what you need and how best to deliver it.

Our Team

Experienced Chapman Tripp lawyers work hand in hand with our technical specialists to design and deliver technology services and solutions tailored to our clients’ needs.

Tim Sherman

Tim Sherman

Projects Lead

Tim is a commercial and TMT lawyer at Chapman Tripp. He has a knack for designing and implementing technology-enhanced legal services, and has delivered a number of complex legal automation projects for Chapman Tripp clients. At Zeren, Tim helps clients make legaltech work for them.
James Fuller

James Fuller

CEO

James leads Zeren. He has 18 years of technology consulting, financial and commercial management experience and has worked with clients of all shapes and sizes in New Zealand and the UK. His expertise is in scoping, planning, costing and managing technology change programmes, and in developing value propositions for new technology offerings. James is passionate about delivering business value to clients, and helping them with decisions about their technology investments.

Sue Dixon MCIPS

Sue Dixon MCIPS

Solutions Consultant

Sue has over 20 years’ leadership experience in procurement and contract management across a broad range of categories and regards herself fortunate to have worked at several of New Zealand’s leading organisations.  Sue is an advocate of professional procurement and is enthusiastic about working with clients to help them gain the business advantages of Zeren’s technology solutions.
Julian Wyngaard

Julian Wyngaard

CTO

Julian drives the technology strategy and leads the software engineering team at Zeren. With over 15 years of experience in software development and delivery he brings a wealth of knowledge around modern and effective software delivery practices. With a strong understanding of business and commercial value, he meticulously aligns all technical strategy, architectural decisions and engineering efforts to provide the greatest value to Zeren’s clients.