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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

COVID-19 and Mortlock McCormack Law

May 2020 The Mortlock McCormack Law offices are open for business from Thursday 14th May. Our team is available to meet with you at our offices on the corner of Armagh and Durham Street North, or we can continue to work with you remotely if you prefer. We ...
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UoC Law and Justice Recruitment Evening

April 2020

Sarah Wenborn

We were pleased to be involved in the University of Canterbury Law and Justice Recruitment Evening again this year. We are looking for a Summer Law Clerk for 2020/2021 summer. The role is open to final and penultimate year law students. Any ...
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Hugh Cottrell Award

April 2020 The annual University of Canterbury: School of Law, Mortlock McCormack Law Child and Family Award in Honour of Hugh Cottrell, was awarded to Kirsty Jacomb and Grace Watson in 2019. Mortlock McCormack Law established the prize in 2017, in honour ...
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Staff Announcements – April 2020

April 2020 Welcome Penny Mander, Law Clerk, returned to Mortlock McCormack Law in March. Penny was our Summer Law Clerk in 2018/2019 and has now completed her law degree and legal professional studies. Maddy Hendren, Office Junior joined in March. ...
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Emily Flaszynski – Associate

April 2020 We are pleased to announce Emily Flaszynski has joined Mortlock McCormack Law as an Associate. Emily specialises in relationship property, asset protection and dispute resolution. She has come to us with a background in family law and commercial ...
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“On-sold over-cap” properties – Don’t miss the deadline!

April 2020

Sarah Manning

On 15 August last year the Government announced a new “ex gratia” support package for eligible owners of “on-sold over-cap” properties in Canterbury. This was in response to the many problems that have come to light over recent years ...
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COVID-19 Impact for Employers

April 2020

Michael O’Flaherty

We have been contacted by a few clients concerned about the impact the COVID-19 restrictions will have on their businesses. It is likely that some businesses will need to reduce staffing numbers or alter positions from full time to part time to ...
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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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