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    • Rachael Robertson


      Martin Bell

    • Rebuilding Canterbury

      chalice Corcoran French

      Rachael Robertson

    • Shehan de Silva


      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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      Rachael Robertson

    • Christine Kay-Eastgate


      Welcome to Corcoran French

      Effective Solutions


    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 five 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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    125 years

    "You may already have seen our 125 years symbol on our email, letters and some of our publicity. We haven't all been alive that long, but we can trace our roots back to 1892 in Kaiapoi so we're celebrating 125 years throughout this financial year.

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    Meet Shehan de Silva

    "Shehan joined Corcoran French in 2014 and a partner of the firm since 2017. Shehan’s areas of expertise include commercial and business law, property law as well as providing guidance, representation and negotiation support to landowners who are having their land acquired for a public work.

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