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

Sue McCormack Retirement

March 2019

Sarah Manning

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 ...
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Trusts Act Update

March 2019

Andrew Logan

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 ...
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Sale & Purchase Agreements

March 2019

Margaret Mary De Goldi

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 ...
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Company Shareholder Agreements

March 2019

Natasha McClure

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 ...
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Why we check your bank account details

March 2019

Tony Herring

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 ...
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UC Child & Family Law Prize

March 2019 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 ...
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Simon Mortlock MNZM

March 2019

Penny Mander

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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Staff Announcements

March 2019 Welcome Back Sarah Fitzgerald, Solicitor, has returned from parental leave. It is great to have Sarah back in the office. Retirement Sue McCormack is retiring this month, see the article regarding the great contribution Sue has made to ...
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Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018

December 2018

Sarah Manning

In our March Newsletter, we discussed the Government’s plan to introduce an amendment to the Overseas Investment Act. This amendment has passed through Parliament and it came into force on 22 October 2018.  The main thrust of the amendment ...
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Top Tips For Building/Construction

December 2018

Kent Yeoman

Building a house or constructing commercial property can be a minefield, but with a focus on some key issues and the right advice the process can work well and be stress-free. Due Diligence on the Builder Probably your biggest risk is the ...
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