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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

      Incorporating Walker Rodger

    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. We have lawyers in Christchurch City and Kaiapoi. We can also meet you at shared offices at Akaroa and Belfast. 


    The team at Corcoran French comprises six partners and a team of 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.


    Corcoran French has merged with another long established city law firm, Walker Rodger.  The merger will provide a continuity of legal services for the former Walker Rodger clients plus give them access to a wider range of specialist lawyers, law offices and legal services.


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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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