“The Litigation Experts”

Litigation [noun] , 1. (Law) the act or process of bringing or contesting a legal action in court

2. (Law) a judicial proceeding or contest to enforce legal rights

| Practice Areas

crown icon 75Legal advice and representation to the Crown

 

CM Legal_mg_0956_CherieCherie Clarke is the Crown Solicitor for New Plymouth. She leads a team of 6 lawyers who prosecute for the Crown and Government departments in the Courts of Taranaki.

Crown Representatives

Conveyancing

Conveyancing is the term used to describe the legal work required to transfer the ownership of real estate from one person or entity to another, which also includes the processing of subdivisions, leases and refinancing of mortgages.

Our Conveyancing Experts

Civil Litigation

We have lawyers with over 20 years experience in civil litigation.

We can act for you in your personal or business disputes in tribunals and Courts.

We have expertise in conducting urgent litigation in all forums.

Civil Litigators

familyFamily law and relationship property

Alan and his team are involved in all aspects of family law with a particular emphasis on relationship property and estate litigation.

He is also a senior lawyer for children, is experienced in Hague Convention abduction matters and acts for subjects and parties in applications under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act.

Our Family Lawyers

| Our People

Justin Marinovich

Justin is a Partner of C&M Legal and leads the firm’s civil and regulatory litigation practice.
With over 11 years’ exposure to civil and regulatory litigation…

Cherie Clarke

Cherie is a Partner of C&M Legal and the Crown Solicitor for New Plymouth. She leads the firm’s prosecution team.
Cherie has 20 years’ exposure to Crown prosecution…

Alan Johnston

Alan is a Partner of C&M Legal and leads the firm’s family and property teams. Alan is a vastly experienced lawyer who is considered an expert in all aspects of family law.

Steve Ebert

Steve has extensive experience in construction and commercial law both as a lawyer and, before that, as a business owner, project manager and qualified quantity surveyor.

Stephanie Simpkin

Stephanie is an Associate of C&M Legal and specialises in the areas of Family and Criminal law where she regularly appears in the District and High Court of New Zealand.

Georgia Milne

Georgia a solicitor of C & M Legal and specialises in the areas of Employment, Civil and Criminal law.

Jacob Bourke

Jacob is an associate of C&M Legal and specialises in Civil and Criminal Litigation.

|Areas Of Expertise

Cherie Clarke is the Crown Solicitor for New Plymouth. She leads a team of 6 lawyers who prosecute for the Crown and Government departments in the Courts of Taranaki.

Alan and his team are involved in all aspects of family law with a particular emphasis on relationship property and estate litigation. He is also a senior lawyer for children, is experienced in Hague Convention abduction matters and acts for subjects and parties in applications under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act.

We have lawyers with over 20 years experience in civil litigation. We can act for you in your personal or business disputes in tribunals and Courts. We have expertise in conducting urgent litigation in all forums.

If you are an employer or employee with a personal grievance or other employment dispute, we have lawyers with experience in mediation, the Employment Relations Authority and the Employment Court.

Our experienced advocates will assist you with any legal problem you may have with your professional body. We have lawyers experienced in appearing before tribunals throughout New Zealand. Our partners have sat on professional disciplinary tribunals. We have particular expertise in medico-legal issues.

Our team of talented lawyers provide daily advice on a wide range of legal issues including: Statutes, Regulations, Court decisions, Privacy and information issues, Club and organisation rules, constitutions and decisions

As expert litigators we know how to find practical, cost effective solutions to disputes. Our trained mediators have previous experience both as mediators and counsel advising parties in mediation.

Recruitment

We are always interested in talking to top quality solicitors with strong academic backgrounds and a high level of advocacy skills about employment opportunities with our firm.

Send your CV to Tom.Fogarty@candmlegal.co.nz or contact us using the form below

| Contact us

Contact Details

Address: 53 Brougham Street,
New Plymouth 4310
Phone: (06) 757 2119
Fax: (06) 757 2117
Post: P.O. Box 8217,
New Plymouth 4342

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