About BGM Lawyers

Brandts-Giesen McCormick Lawyers is home to North Canterbury’s broadest range of legal services. With a general practice team and specialists in family, commercial, employment and criminal law, we can meet all the legal needs of your family or business.

Founded in 1994 by John Brandts-Giesen – who is now a District Court Judge – our Rangiora-based firm has been supporting the local community for many years. Our clients range from individuals and family trusts, to local farmers and large companies.

Our team is made up of three partners, several solicitors, a registered legal executive and a widely-experienced group of support staff. We provide quality legal services across North Canterbury, Christchurch and beyond and take a collective approach to practising law. By working closely together, we can provide truly tailored legal advice at reasonable prices.

BGM Lawyers are accredited Legal Aid Providers through the Ministry of Justice.

meet the team

Andrew McCormick


Andrew has a general private-client practice, and is…

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Anna Lloyd


Anna has worked at BGM Lawyers her entire…

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Roger Brown


Roger joined BGM in late 2016 becoming a…

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Quentin de Hamel

Senior Associate

Quentin is highly-experienced, with nearly 30 years’ working…

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Sharon Ward


Sharon joined BGM Lawyers in 2015. She has…

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Jamie-Lee Tuuta

Staff Solicitor

Jamie-Lee brings a unique set of skills to…

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Carol Dunn

Registered Legal Executive

Carol is BGM’s longest serving team member, having…

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