Vaughn Summerton

Vaughn Summerton


  • Bachelor of Laws – North-West University, South Africa
  • Master of Laws – The College of Law
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Vaughn Summerton is a general legal practitioner with over 20 years’ experience, providing a wide range of advice and assistance in the commercial, property, employment law, family law (relationship property), wills, trusts and estates areas of law. He joined the practice when Wardill Pasley Law merged with Gaze Burt Ltd in 2022.  Vaughn takes a pragmatic and solution focused approach to all client matters.  Vaughn is an active member of the local community and being fully bilingual, is also able to assist clients in Afrikaans.​

“I enjoy being able to be a part of each client’s individual journey and helping them achieve their goals.  I consider it a privilege to be able to walk alongside our clients and share in their significant life events, whether it be by assisting with a business sale or purchase, buying or selling a property or assisting in winding up of a loved one’s deceased estate.  I aim to make the legal process as easy as possible for my clients and ensure that they feel appreciated and receive good client service.”

When not in the office, Vaughn enjoys jet ski fishing and spending time with his amazing wife and 2 children.  He also enjoys music and is an amateur guitarist. Vaughn’s friendly and personable nature ensures that he is able to communicate easily and effectively with his clients in a relaxed and approachable manner.