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    • Lane McPhail


      Martin Bell

    • Rebuilding Canterbury

      chalice Corcoran French

      Rachael Robertson

    • Philip Redmond


      Our Expertise

      Effective Solutions

    • It's what we provide

      Peace of Mind

      Mark Henderson

    • Martin Bell


      Two Christchurch Locations

      Christchurch Kaiapoi

    • Part of Canterbury since 1892

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      Lane McPhail

    • Christine Kay-Eastgate


      Welcome to Corcoran French

      Effective Solutions

    Welcome to Corcoran French - Christchurch and North Canterbury Lawyers

    Corcoran French is a firm of Christchurch and North Canterbury lawyers with over 120 years experience in providing legal services to Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region. We have offices in Christchurch City and Kaiapoi. We can also meet you at shared offices at Akaroa.


    The Corcoran French team comprises six partners and more than 40 lawyers and support staff who are committed to providing high quality, cost-effective legal services.


    We welcome new clients and are committed to building strong long-term relationships that are rewarding for our clients.  We guarantee to provide you with effective solutions - peace of mind.



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    We Support Ronald McDonald House

    "Here at Corcoran French, we want to help people in other ways to our legal work. The Ronald McDonald House located in Christchurch is part of that and a great local charity that we support.

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    Meet Martin Bell

    "Martin is the Managing Partner of Corcoran French and heads its Litigation Team. His main areas of practice are Estate and Will disputes, ACC Reviews and Appeals, Local Government work, Resource Management and general Civil cases.

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