Partners

Cathy Fisher

Cathy Fisher
Partner

DDI: (+64 9) 915 2412
Email: cathy.fisher@fortunemanning.co.nz

Qualifications
BA/LLB (Hons) 1993
Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand

Memberships
Auckland District Law Society
New Zealand Law Society

Executive Assistant
Jo McLean
DDI: (+64 9) 915 2975
Email: jo.mclean@fortunemanning.co.nz

Expertise

  • Pre-nuptial and Relationship Property Agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Divorce/dissolution of marriage
  • Advising on all aspects of separation, divorce and property settlements
  • Litigation
  • Claims on estates
  • Contesting Wills
  • Family protection and testamentary promises claims
  • Trust disputes
  • Employment agreements
  • Personal grievances
  • Restructuring
  • Redundancy
  • Legislative compliance

All forms of commercial litigation including contract and negligence cases

All aspects of transport law including:

  • drafting freight and distribution contracts and driver contracts;
  • contract disputes;
  • carriers liability;
  • terms of trade.

Cathy has been with Fortune Manning since 1993, becoming a partner to the litigation team in 2001.  She specialises in the following five areas of law at Fortune Manning:

  • Relationship property: Relationship Property agreements – Pre-Nuptial, Contracting out and Separation Agreements; divorce/dissolution of marriage; advising on all aspects of separation and property settlements.
  • Trust and Estate disputes: challenging Wills; Family Protection Act and Testamentary Promises claims; Trustee liability; Trust litigation.
  • Employment: Employment Agreements; personal grievances; restructuring; redundancy; legislative compliance.
  • Commercial litigation: contract disputes and negligence.
  • Transport: all aspects of transport law including drafting freight and distribution contracts and driver contracts; contract disputes; carriers liability; terms of trade.