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Discover what's been happening recently at McCaw Lewis.

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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 wil...
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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.

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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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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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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.