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News - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
News - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
News - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand

Staff Announcements December 2019

December 2019 Welcome Dan Chisholm, Associate, joined in October. Dan is an experienced commercial and entertainment lawyer, with a particular interest in working with musicians. Austin Lange, Summer Law Clerk, joined us in November for the summer. Austin ...
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The Trusts Act 2019 – What it means for you

December 2019

Andrew Logan

The (long-awaited) review and reform of the Trustee Act 1956 has finally been completed.  On 30 July 2019, the new “Trusts Act 2019” received royal assent.  The new Act comes into effect on 31 January 2021 and replaces the old 1956 ...
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Protecting Yourself when Leasing Goods

December 2019

Claudia Milesi-Humm Dan Chisholm

If you are in the business of leasing out goods, there are several ways to mitigate risk.   Often, security interests are registered on the Personal Property Security Register (“PPSR”), but this alone may not give you the optimal protection ...
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Band Partnership Agreements

December 2019

Dan Chisholm

Being in a band is like a marriage. Except that instead of having one significant other to keep happy, you’re usually fully committed professionally, financially and personally to a whole group of passionate, creative and often strong-minded ...
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Business Succession Planning

December 2019

Kent Yeoman

We are in the midst of the retirement of a huge number of the baby boomer generation, many of whom are business owners and may not have planned for the future. The lack of a formal succession or exit plan can have serious consequences for the ...
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Christchurch City Mission Walk of Stars

November 2019 Mortlock McCormack Law is proud to support the Christchurch City Mission Walk of Stars. The Christchurch City Mission Walk of Stars is an annual campaign based on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The campaign is a summer celebration of City ...
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Dan Chisholm – Associate

November 2019

Dan Chisholm

We are pleased to advise Dan Chisholm has recently joined Mortlock McCormack Law as an  Associate, in one of our commercial teams. Dan specialises in commercial and entertainment law, with a specific expertise in the music industry, acting for ...
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Staff Announcements September 2019

September 2019 Welcome Claudia Milesi-Humm, Law Clerk, is starting 19 September and will be joining Kent’s team. Anniversary Justine Bateman, Legal Executive, celebrated 25 years with Mortlock McCormack Law, and its predecessor firms, in August. A ...
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Assignment of Insurance Claims (Xu v IAG)

September 2019

Joshua Hitchcock

The Supreme Court has released its highly anticipated judgment in Xu & Anor v IAG [2019] NZSC 68. This case centred on the assignment of insurance claims, in particular, the right to receive full replacement value (reinstatement) under an assigned ...
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Review of the Property Relationships Act

September 2019

Ruby Haddon

The Law Commission has recently released its final report reviewing the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (PRA). The Commission began the reviewing process back in 2016. The final report takes into account public feedback that has been received in ...
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