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Michael Bendall



Michael graduated from the University of Canterbury with a LLB/BCOM in 2011.  Michael spent the first few years of his career practicing general litigation and insurance law at another Christchurch firm.  Michael was heavily involved in insurance law following the Christchurch earthquakes which included regular appearances in the District and High Court as well as appearing in the Court of Appeal.


Michael now works in Corcoran French’s private client and commercial team assisting North Canterbury and Christchurch based clients.  Michael is based in our Kaiapoi office but is available by appointment at any of our offices.


More than a lawyer


  • Plays rugby for Lincoln


  • Hunting


  • Married to Bianca

  • Scuba diving

  • Golf


  • St Thomas of Canterbury College Board member