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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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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.

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Launch of '100 - Kotahi Rau - The McCaw Lewis Story 1919-2019'

On Friday, 11 October, the McCaw Lewis whānau launched '100 - Kotahi Rau - The McCaw Lewis Story 1919-2019'. The book celebrates the history of the firm and its people through the last 100 years, and looks to the future as we enter the next 100. The event was attended by current McCaw Lewis staff and former partners, along with the author of the book, Kingsley Field and others who put so much mahi into its creation.

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Celebrating our centenary

On Saturday, 12 October, we celebrated our 100th year serving the Waikato with a beautiful dinner at Zealong Tea Estate. It was wonderful to raise a glass with our former and current leaders of the firm, together with representatives of the community we are so proud to serve.

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Kylee Katipo Promoted to Associate

The Directors at McCaw Lewis are pleased to announce Kylee Katipo has been promoted to Associate. Kylee is a member of our Māori Legal Team, and joined the McCaw Lewis whānau in 2018.

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Tim Fahey Admitted

Congratulations to McCaw Lewis Law Clerk Tim Fahey who was admitted to the roll of barristers and solicitors of the High Court of New Zealand this afternoon by The Honourable Justice Fitzgerald, surrounded by family, friends and colleagues.

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A warm welcome back to Harshi Bains

We are excited to welcome Harshi Bains back to the office following her parental leave. Harshi is a Solicitor in our Property Team and is passionate about applying strategic legal advice and her commercial awareness to help clients achieve their personal and business goals.

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Alice Anderson promoted to Senior Solicitor

The Directors at McCaw Lewis are pleased to announce Alice Anderson has been promoted to Senior Solicitor. Alice joined the McCaw Lewis whānau in January 2019 and works in our Workplace Law and Māori Legal teams.

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Congratulations to Melissa Gibson
The McCaw Lewis whānau would like to congratulate Melissa Gibson on her appointment as CEO of the Len Reynolds Trust, and it is with great aroha we announce she will be moving on from her role as a Director of McCaw Lewis. Melissa has been part of the McCaw Lewis team since joining as a Law Clerk in...
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Nau Mai! Nau Mai!
The Victoria Street entrance to our new building is now open and looking sharp. We were welcomed to the office by Fosters Construction this morning with coffee and pastries, the perfect way to celebrate!

If you’re popping in to see us the entrance is at 586 Victoria Street, next to The Londoner pub...
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Waikato National Secondary Schools Mooting Competition
It was a privilege to sponsor the Secondary Schools Mooting Competition again, hosted by the University of Waikato - Te Piringa Faculty of Law. Over 40 schools from around the country participated in the preliminary rounds over May and June, culminating in a final between the two top teams which was...
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Pink Ribbon Breakfast
This morning the McCaw Lewis whānau took part in our annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast. Staff were treated to delicious kai before work while fundraising for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. You too can donate using the following link - https://pinkribbonbreakfast.co.nz/ 
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Gumboot Friday
McCaw Lewis supported Gumboot Friday 2019 a day early! Our team donned their favourite gumboots, enjoyed a ‘gumboot throw’ at lunchtime and made donations to support 'I am Hope'. 100% of money raised will go directly to support services, enabling children struggling with mental illness to receive th...