Business based · people focused

Mortlock McCormack Law maintains a strong ethos & values structure which guides us in our suppport to:  the community; young people; and to the environment. We are involved in a range of activities which includes on-going support to various organisations and entities either by direct involvement or through donation support.

Launchpad is a New Zealand-wide scholarship programme that creates paid employment experiences for young people in tertiary training.Founded by Simon Mortlock Partners (now Mortlock McCormack Law), Launchpad was created in response to business need in Canterbury and has been developed further through the Employment Scholarship Trust. The programme now operates out of Christchurch, Manukau, Tauranga and Dunedin. Mortlock McCormack Law maintains an ongoing involvement in the Trust offering legal support and management advice.  Partner Simon Mortlock is  a founding Trustee of the Trust.

The annual Mortlock McCormack Law Art Awards are held in November and recognise outstanding work created by final year students from the CPIT School of Art and Design.

Mortlock McCormack Law are happy to be able to provide public support and financial incentive to encourage these emerging artists. The firm recognises the difficulties faced by young graduates as they commence their careers and hopes that its contributions assist that transition.

If you would like to find out more please contact Shayne Te Aika on 343 8380, or

Simon Mortlock Partners were foundation members of Sustainable Business Network, formerly Businesses for Social Responsibility.

The organisation focuses on providing small to medium-sized businesses with information and support to guide them towards becoming more socially responsible.

Staff members organise an annual appeal within the building for food and Christmas gifts for the needy, on behalf of the Christchurch City Mission. Members have also been involved in other community work including an auction in support of Cholmondeley Children’s Home. Such activities by staff members are encouraged by the firm as a way of promoting the social values of the firm.


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