LLB, Partner
Katrina Hammon
Katrina is a partner in the national Corporate & Commercial Team.

Katrina advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial work, including commercial contracting, mergers and acquisitions, consumer law, retail leasing, franchising and licensing.

She represents leading New Zealand manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers as well as a growing number of international companies who export to New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region either directly or via joint ventures, master franchises or other forms of licence arrangements with locally based companies.

Katrina is well known across Australia and New Zealand, and regarded as a leading retail and franchise lawyer.  She has wide-ranging experience in the retail, grocery, distribution, travel, fashion, hospitality, beauty and hair, medical and consumer finance services sector.
 

"I am excited about the changing face of retail and the opportunities this presents to my clients.  I adopt a strategic approach when working with business teams to develop commercial solutions that address legal issues."
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Wynn Williams (Auckland)
Level 25, Vero Centre,
48 Shortland Street,
Auckland 1010,
New Zealand.

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Recent Articles

14/05/2020

Pivoting in procurement – suppliers and purchasers forced to urgently review contracts and procurement processes

Supply chain has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and New Zealand is swiftly moving through the lockdown levels.

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12/05/2020

Crisis cartels or COVID collusion: Supreme Court Judgement a timely reminder against cartel arrangements

A Supreme Court judgement handed down last month related to the Commerce Commission’s cases against real estate agencies in Hamilton in connection with TradeMe fees for properties listed for sale. The Commerce Commission has to date secured $19m in penalties and the High Court will now determine the penalties for the remaining two agencies and two individuals. This time next year it will be a criminal offence to enter into a cartel arrangement in New Zealand. This aligning New Zealand competition law with that of Australia and other trading partners.

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6/04/2020

COVID-19: Safe harbour from insolvent trading – what does this mean for directors?

As COVID-19 has dramatically changed the business landscape in New Zealand, many directors have been left wondering whether their efforts to save their businesses could expose them to personal liability for trading whilst insolvent.

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3/04/2020

COVID-19: Urgent measures taken to avoid or delay insolvencies - Important changes to the Companies Act 1993

At a press conference today given by Finance Minister Grant Robertson (Minister) it was announced that the government will be introducing legislation to amend the Companies Act 1993 (Act) to help companies that are faced with insolvency due to COVID-19.

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27/03/2020

COVID-19 Commercial Leases and Pandemics

Do you understand your obligations and if rent will be payable during the lockdown? Many businesses are non-essential business and will not be able to access or operate from the commercial premises they lease during lockdown.

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PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
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PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
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