Partner Sue McCormack was elected as the Chancellor of the University of Canterbury on 1 January 2019 and will be retiring from the firm at the end of March. Sue has had a long and distinguished career as a lawyer for nearly 35 years and will be ...
Anybody who has a trust or is a trustee should now be aware that the reform of trust law, which will see the Trustees Act 1956 replaced with a new Trusts Act, is winding its way through our parliamentary process. The new Trusts Act is likely to come ...
An agreement for the sale or purchase of property is arguably the most significant contract that most of us enter into.
How often do you show this binding and significant document to your lawyer before you sign it?
In our experience, the ...
Are you thinking about incorporating a company, or perhaps you have recently done so? No matter the size of the company, consideration should be given to adopting a constitution and a shareholders agreement from the outset.
In our September 2018 ...
Fraudsters and computer hackers are becoming more sophisticated each day.
While Mortlock McCormack Law is proud of our up to date IT system, and has the latest anti-virus and anti-hacking software, protecting your money is of such vital ...
In 2017 the partners of Mortlock McCormack Law established an annual prize in recognition of academic excellence in Child and Family Law at the University of Canterbury. This prize is in honour of Hugh Crispe Cottrell, a partner at Mortlock ...
On 1 January 2019, founding partner and current consultant, Simon Mortlock became a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year’s Honours awards for his services to the community and education.
Simon’s recognition on the honours ...
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Appointment to Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Tribunal