• Trusts
    The Trusts Act came into effect in January 2021 and replaces the Trustee Act 1956, with the purpose of making the law more accessible to both trustees and beneficiaries of trusts. There is a lot that trustees should be considering as a result of the new Act.
  • Immigration
    Our immigration team are leaders in seamlessly assisting migrants and businesses towards the ultimate outcome of living and operating in New Zealand. With a very high standard of living, outstanding natural landscape, and attractive commercial environment, New Zealand continues to prove an irresistible choice for multiple reasons.
  • Data protection and privacy
    With the evolution of new technology platforms happening at unprecedented levels, the parameters around the collection, storage and disclosure of personal information of individuals and employees has increased at an exponential rate. Personal data is more valuable than most of us realise, making data protection and privacy compliance a mandatory requirement for businesses of any size.
  • Global Insurance Law Connect
    Duncan Cotterill is proud to announce it has joined Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC). GILC is a formal alliance of leading insurance law experts comprised of high-performing independent firms across the world that specialise in insurance law. GILC delivers a global reach and depth of service that no one firm can deliver on its own.

The New Zealand Government has announced a COVID-19 Protection Framework (also known as the traffic light system) which was activated at 11:59pm on Thursday 2 December 2021. All our offices are open and are following stringent hygiene practices.
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Meet our people - Scott Whitaker

I am a member of our corporate and commercial team based in Christchurch. I focus on commercial and agribusiness issues. I act for banks, insolvency practitioners, land owners and tenants. I have aMore >>
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