Malcolm Mounsey Clarke Lawyers 447635 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz en-nz MMC Law Ltd - Malcolm Mounsey Clarke 30 Tom Mounsey (LL.B.) - Director https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/652304 Tom graduated from Waikato University in 1998 and spent time travelling in USA, Canada and Mexico before returing to NZ to commence his legal career. He has worked for a number of legal firms, including the office of the Crown Solicitor in Rotorua. Tom has a broad legal background, with a current focus and significant experience on all things property, including business sales and acquisitions, subdivisions, trusts and estates. 037, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/652304 Kate Mounsey (LL.B, BSc, Dip. Tchg.) - Director https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/652305 Kate Mounsey practises Family Law including all aspects of child law, domestic violence, and Oranga Tamariki work. She also accepts appointments as Lawyer for Child and is a trained mediator. Kate graduated from Waikato University with Law and Science degrees. She then trained as a primary school teacher and taught full time for two years before leaving the work force for five years to be a full time Mum to her and Tom's three children. In 2008, Kate completed her Professional Studies and was admitted to the bar. Kate's passion in the law is children and families. 037, 10 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/652305 Courtney Robertson (B.A., LL.B) - Associate https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/826524 Courtney graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2008 and was admitted to the bar in 2009. Courtney is an experienced asset planning and relationship property lawyer and rejoined MMC Law in 2019. Courtney specialises in general asset planning matters (including wills and enduring powers of attorney), trusts, estates, relationship property and elder law. She enjoys building relationships with people and loves achieving good results for her clients in what are often difficult and emotional situations. 037, 9 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/826524 Amrit Kaur (LL.B) - Law Clerk https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/844518 Amrit is originally from Tauranga but has moved to Taupo for the small community lifestyle. She graduated from AUT university in 2018 and has completed her Professional Studies in Auckland. Amrit is looking forward to starting her legal career in Taupo. 036, 7 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/844518 Danielle Malpas-Green - Registered Legal Executive https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/826522 Danielle is a Taupo local. She completed her Legal Executive Diploma by correspondence in 2017. She previously worked in another local firm before leaving to do an OE. She then joined Malcom Mounsey Clarke in 2018 where she assists the busy property team in the areas of conveyancing and estates. 036, 6 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/826522 Kristy Mortensen- Personal Assistant https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677715 Kristy has been with the firm since August 2015. She is originally from Hamilton where she worked in law firms and for the Ministry of Justice. Kristy is the Personal Assistant to the Family Lawyers and assists in other areas in the office. 036, 6 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677715 Hayley Dingle - Legal Executive https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/752773 Hayley is originally from Auckland but grew up in Taupo. She has lived in Mount Maunganui, where she studied her Legal Executive Diploma and Auckland, where she worked in two Law Firms. Hayley returned to Taupo with her fiancé in April 2016 just before she had her son Bodhi and started work at Malcolm Mounsey Clarke in January 2017. Hayley assists with mainly Conveyancing and Estate matters. 036, 5 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/752773 Leigh Morris - Registered Legal Executive https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/844511 Leigh is originally from small town Waihi where she grew up on a dairy farm as the youngest of four children. After working in Waihi and Tauranga as a legal secretary and completing her legal executive diploma in 2010, Leigh and her now husband moved to Taupo in 2011. She worked for a local real estate firm for three years before joining a local law firm where she worked for six years in between having her daughter and her son. Leigh now forms part of our property team. She enjoys all things property and loves working on new and interesting matters 036, 4 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/844511 Lauri Dunn - Trust Administrator https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677696 After a long career in banking Lauri shifted to administration at a local Real Estate company prior to the move to Malcolm Mounsey Clarke to become the Trust Administrator. Lauri’s previous careers stand her in good stead in her new role and her local knowledge is helpful to all. A Taupo local who realises the benefits of living in this great location. 036, 3 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677696 Morgan Newport - Personal Assistant https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/844517 Morgan grew up in Rotorua and Hawke's Bay and is the youngest of four children. She and her husband moved to Taupo in 2016, just before their daughter was born. Morgan has a background in office administration work, and is currently studying her NZ Diploma in Legal Executive Studies. She started with Malcolm Mounsey Clarke in June 2019 and is Tom's Personal Assistant, also assisting the property team and other areas of the office. 036, 1 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/844517 Employment https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/825914 An employment problem can quickly escalate and be disruptive to your business and other staff. We can assist in advising on options to quickly resolve matters, or deal with them in a way that will best protect your interests. 014, 1 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/825914 Subdivisions https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/825915 We have broad experience in subdivision and land development including complex subdivision projects. Follow the link to view projects we are currently involved as solicitors. 014, 1 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/825915 Property https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677729 Buying and selling a home is likely to be one of your biggest transactions. We can help to ensure the process goes smoothly and that you are protected at all times and 021, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677729 Trusts https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677725 There are a number of reasons why you should consider holding your assets in a Family Trust, but a Trust is not for everyone. Please contact us to discuss whether a Trust may be of benefit to you based on your particular circumstances. 021, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677725 Family https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677728 We can assist with all family issues including separation, relationship property, care and contact of children, Protection Orders and Child Youth and Family matters. 021, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677728 Litigation https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677727 Being served with proceedings can be a stressful experience, but we know the ins and outs of courtroom procedure and can guide you through the process. If you are owed money or need to secure your position under a contract or agreement, we can help by issuing proceedings and recovering money you are owed. 021, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677727 Wills, Estates and Powers of Attorney https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677724 Everyone should have a will in place to assist loved ones in determining what you want to happen with your estate when you are gone. Powers of attorney should also be put in place in case you lose capacity to deal with your own property or personal affairs. We can assist with all aspects and urge our clients to take steps now. 021, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677724 Limited or Work Licences https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677723 If you lose your licence through demerit points or court order, we can assist you to determine if you may be eligible for a limited or work licence to get you back on the road as quickly as possible. We have specialists in this area. Not everyone will be eligible, so contact us to see if we can help. 020, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.mmclaw.co.nz/blog/677723