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2021 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
2021 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
2021 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
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Year: 2021

New Surrogacy Bill

September 2021

Annie Withington

The Improving Arrangements for Surrogacy Bill has been introduced with the aim of streamlining and better regulating the surrogacy process in New Zealand. The Bill can be read in light of the Law Commission’s recent review of our surrogacy law. ...
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A word from our newest Partner…Angie Dunbar

September 2021

Angela Dunbar

New to the firm but well experienced in law and partnership! Three months in and I am loving both the move back to the city, and the office vibe, so welcoming and friendly. Looking forward to continuing to assist clients with their legal work ...
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Buying or selling a business asset? There are new rules regarding Purchase Price Allocation to watch out for:

September 2021

Hamish Douch

New rules which came into force on 1 July 2021 require vendors and purchasers of mixed assets to agree how they allocate the total purchase price to different types of assets for tax purposes. The new rules create a process whereby, if the parties ...
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What to expect in a recording contract

September 2021

Dan Chisholm

Decoding a recording contract is challenging. Typically, these documents are text-heavy, and contain a considerable amount of legal language. While the content of a recording contract varies depending on the record label and the status of the ...
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What are the risks of getting your privacy obligations wrong?

September 2021

Grace Moore

It’s not just the reputation of your business that will suffer! The protection of personal information has been a hot topic in New Zealand since the introduction of the new Privacy Act in December 2020. Key changes to the old Act ...
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Law Commission Review of Succession Law

September 2021

Andrew Logan Annie Withington

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission Review of Succession Law in New Zealand Earlier this year the Law Commission released an Issues Paper which explores the current law of succession in New Zealand. It includes a number of recommendations as ...
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Worker Fired for Refusing to get Vaccinated

September 2021

Grace Moore

The Employment Relations Authority has determined that Customs was justified when terminating the employment of a border worker who refused to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Customs had undertaken an assessment and found that there was enough risk of ...
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COVID-19 and Mortlock McCormack Law

September 2021 The Mortlock McCormack Law offices are open for business from Wednesday 8 September 2021. Our team is available to meet with you at our offices, on the corner of Armagh and Durham Street North, or we can work with you remotely if you ...
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Operating as an Employer during Alert Level 4

August 2021

Grace Moore

All business owners should be considering their employment obligations as New Zealand enters into an Alert Level 4 lockdown for the first time in more than a year. If your business is not essential (as per these Government guidelines) and/or ...
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Angela Dunbar – Partner

June 2021 We are thrilled to advise Angela Dunbar, Partner, and Kirstee Robinson, Legal Executive, have recently joined Mortlock McCormack Law. Angela has a wide range of general practice experience in property (including residential, commercial and ...
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