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Discover what's been happening recently at McCaw Lewis.

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Discover what's been happening recently at McCaw Lewis.

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Covid-19 update - 23 March

Following today's announcement by the Prime Minister we will be temporarily changing the way we work. Tonight at 5pm our reception will physically close and we will adjust to a remote phone reception until we are given advice it is safe to open again. We will continue to operate at full capacity, with our team working from their homes. We look forward to finding alternate ways to meet with our clients and work together. Kia kaha.

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Four Promotions Announced

The Directors at McCaw Lewis are very pleased to announce four promotions this week. Danielle Cronin has been promoted to Senior Legal Executive; and Zane Mora, Kuru Ketu and Ewen Macpherson have been promoted to Senior Solicitor.

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A Warm Welcome to Three New Staff

Today is International Women’s Day. To celebrate, we’d like to introduce you to three wāhine who have joined our firm recently: Rebecca Stent, Olivia Carter and Charlene Reale.

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Spotlight on Unit Titles

In February McCaw Lewis Director Thomas Gibbons presented in two Australian forums on one of his areas of expertise, unit titles (known as strata titles in Australia).

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Newly appointed Judge Kiriana Tan sworn in

We wish to congratulate Judge Kiriana Tan who was sworn in as a District Court Judge on Tuesday. In a packed Hamilton courtroom, friends and whānau paid tribute to Kiriana's courage and her passion for advocating for those in need.

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Northern Māori Men's Cricketers Emerge Victorious

Congratulations to the Men's McCaw Lewis Northern Māori Cricket team who triumphed in a 74-run victory over Lakelands Māori at a recent invitational at Smallbone Park in Rotorua.

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New Book Showcases Expertise

McCaw Lewis congratulates Thomas Gibbons on the publication of the Second Edition of McMorland and Gibbons on Unit Titles and Cross Leases. Published by LexisNexis, this is the leading legal textbook on unit titles and cross leases, and showcases McCaw Lewis’ nationally-recognised expertise in these areas.

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A Warm Welcome to Chantelle Tyler
We are very pleased to introduce you to Chantelle Tyler. Chantelle joined McCaw Lewis in November 2018 as a Summer Law Clerk and she has now come on board permanently, working in the Workplace Law Team. Chantelle graduated from the University of Waikato - Te Piringa Faculty of Law last month and will be admitted to the bar in 2020.

Chantelle believes in finding practical solutions for clients and relaying the law in its simplest form.
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Jonathan Aquilina, Laura Monahan and Dale Thomas Promoted

The Directors are very pleased to announce three senior appointments within the McCaw Lewis whānau. Jonathan Aquilina has been appointed to Special Counsel, while Laura Monahan and Dale Thomas have both been appointed to Managing Associate.

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Luke Paerata Promoted to Senior Solicitor

The Directors at McCaw Lewis are pleased to announce Luke Paerata has been promoted to Senior Solicitor. Luke joined McCaw Lewis in 2016 and is a member of our Property Team. Luke combines attention to detail with clear and easy to understand advice. 

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ANZ: Our banking partner for over 35 years

Last night the Hamilton ANZ team presented us with a special koha to celebrate our centenary. We were humbled to receive a grove of 10 trees, dedicated to us in the Ed Hillary Hope Reserve through the wonderful mahi of the Native Forest Restoration Trust.

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A warm welcome to our summer Law Clerks

We are very pleased to introduce you to Kaylee Bird and Cree Ratapu - our summer Law Clerks!

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Charlotte Muggeridge Elected to World YWCA Board

Another momentous moment for McCaw Lewis Senior Solicitor Charlotte Muggeridge, who was elected to the YWCA World Council Board at the 29th quadrennial World YWCA Council in Johannesburg yesterday! Please join us in congratulating her on this much-deserved appointment.

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Society of Construction Law New Zealand Hosted by McCaw Lewis

Senior Associate Jonathan Aquilina hosted a Society of Construction Law New Zealand event at our offices last night. The event livestreamed a presentation on the newly-formed NZ Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga.

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Māori Legal Team Celebrates with Clients

It was wonderful to have our Māori Legal Team spend an evening with clients as part of our centenary celebrations on November 7th.