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2022 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
2022 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
2022 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
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Year: 2022

Staff Announcements

December 2022 Admission to the Bar On 16 September 2022 Emily Hughes was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, along with her fiancé, James. Hamish Douch, Principal, was Emily’s moving counsel. Appointment Emily Flaszynski ...
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Home Ownership Assistance Options – Kāinga Ora

December 2022

Ruby Haddon

As all hopeful first home buyers are aware, it is not easy to pull together a deposit. With climbing interest rates, it is also becoming more and more difficult to service a mortgage. Kāinga Ora (the Crown entity responsible for providing public ...
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Sensible Separation – things to consider

December 2022

Emily Flaszynski

Have you recently separated or are you thinking of separating? While there is no “right” way to do it, there are a few things you need to consider.   Think about the practical arrangements. Where will you live? What contact will the ...
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Keeping Charity Charitable – might your objects or actions not receive charitable status?

September 2022

Andrew Logan

We all know charity when we see it. Whether it’s a person at the supermarket collecting coins for Hospice Care, the family donating cans of food to the City Mission, or the group of friends covered in dirt and sweat after a hard day of planting ...
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Selling a Business? – Asset vs Share Sales Explained

September 2022

Dan Chisholm Ricki Allan

If your company is looking to sell its business, is it best to sell the assets or the shares? What’s the difference between these two methods and what are the pros and cons of each? Asset Sale An asset sale is the sale of part or all of the ...
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Welcome Rachel van Eekelen (nee Haythornthwaite)

September 2022 We are pleased to welcome Rachel van Eekelen (nee Haythornthwaite) as an Associate in our family and relationship property team at Mortlock McCormack Law. Rachel is a family law specialist and is able to assist with separation and the division of ...
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Staff Announcements

September 2022 Welcome Ricki Allan – Solicitor; new solicitor with a keen interest in property, commercial, wills, contracts and trusts. Rachel van Eekelen (nee Haythornthwaite) – Associate; experienced Family Lawyer (RP, care of children, wills, EPOAs, ...
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Keeping Local Tennis Clubs in the Right Courts – A New Incorporated Societies Act

June 2022

Emily Hughes

On 6 April 2022 the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (Act) came into force. The Act replaces and modernises the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 which had been in operation for 114 years. The Act codifies the underlying principles of the current law ...
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Facebook & Death – What Will Your Account Do?

June 2022

Emily Flaszynski

A family member died recently. On his birthday after his death, Facebook sent out 1832 notifications to all of his friends reminding them of his birthday. The family was shocked and upset to find that many of his “friends” wished him “Happy ...
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Catherine Revs Up for The Cancer Society’s Scooter Safari!

June 2022 On Saturday 21 May 2022 our Practice Manager Catherine Quigley joined a group of friends as Team Pedro, to take part in the Tranz Alpine Scooter Safari crossing the Southern Alps on 50cc scooters to raise funds for the Cancer Society. Catherine ...
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