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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

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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Introduction to the Land Transfer Act 2017

December 2018

Chris Egden

The Land Transfer Act 2017 came into force on 12 November 2018.  The Land Transfer Act 1952 has long been due for review and the new Act is the outcome of this review process.  Some of the more noticeable changes introduced by the new Act are set ...
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Resolving Employment Problems Through Mediation Services

December 2018

Billy Clemens

Employment Mediation is a cost-effective and relatively simple method of resolving a wide range of employment issues. A well-managed mediation can effectively address workplace conflict, as well as help negotiate the conclusion of an employment ...
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On The Fence

December 2018

Joshua Hitchcock

In our line of work, we often encounter disputes between neighbours. Disputes relating to shared fences are very common. Who pays for the cost of a new fence? What if part of the current fence has fallen into a state of disrepair? What do I do if my ...
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Christmas Hours

December 2018 Andrew, Hamish, Kent, Sarah, Sue, Tony and all the staff at Mortlock McCormack Law take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year. Our offices will be closed from 5.00pm on Friday 21 December 2018 and will ...
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Staff Announcements

December 2018 New Staff Welcome Natasha McClure, Solicitor, has returned to MML after spending time in Japan while her fiancé Blair played rugby. Tash is welcomed back to Hamish Douch’s team. Penny Mander, Summer Clerk, has joined MML for the summer ...
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Save the Governors Bay Jetty

December 2018

Michael O’Flaherty

Restoration of Christchurch landmarks after the Canterbury Earthquakes has been a divisive issue for many Cantabrians. While there is plenty of argument about what decision should be made, most of us can agree on one thing – a decision needs to be ...
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New Staff Welcome

September 2018 Michaela McGrath, Legal Secretary, is welcomed back to MML after doing her big OE. Michaela is working with Hamish Douch, Chris Egden and Justine Bateman. Catherine Quigley, Office Manager, has joined MML to cover for Sarah Wenborn’s parental ...
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Congratulations

September 2018 Elaine von Rhenen (nee Fourie) married Andre on a beautiful day in Tekapo on 15 July. Sarah Fitzgerald and Todd Hartley welcomed Charlotte Helen Hartley on 26 July. Sarah Wenborn and Matt welcomed Winnie May Wenborn on 24 July. ...
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