Sarah Holder



Sarah is a senior family court lawyer, specialising in all areas of family law, including relationship property, contracting out agreements, care of children, domestic violence, relocation, CYFS, adoption, paternity and protection of personal and property rights matters. 


Based in our Christchurch office, Sarah is also available for appointments in our Kaiapoi office.


Joining Corcoran French in 2001, Sarah has over 15 years experience within the profession.  She is also a Court appointed lawyer for children since 2008.  Sarah is a member of the Family Law Section and a past committee member of the New Zealand Law Society (Canterbury-Westland Branch) the Family Law Committee and a past board member for Community Law. 


More than a lawyer  


  • Married to Paul


  • Mother to two boys


  • Keen reader


  • Avid card maker


  • Enthusiastic baker