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Mike Mika

Office: Invercargill

Phone: 03 211 1391

Mobile: 027 571 0038

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Mike Mika is a partner in our Litigation, Immigration and Family Law teams.

Expertise

  • Crown Counsel in criminal proceedings
  • Family Law, including Separation, Relationship Property matters and Care and Contact of Children
  • Immigration Law, temporary Visas, residency applications
  • Sports Law, specialising in rugby contracts
  • Dealing with rugby agents, in NZ and overseas

As one of a group of senior practitioners in Invercargill who is appointed by the Court to act as Lawyer for Child, Mike has an extensive knowledge of the processes involved in Care and Contact issues for children which sometimes arise out of relationship break ups .

Community Involvement

Mike joined the firm in 2003 after a distinguished rugby career. From 1992 to 1999 he played NPC for Otago and Southland, Super 12, and Test rugby (Manu Samoa). He went to the 1995 and 1999 Rugby World Cups. He is a SANZAAR Judicial Technical Advisor and performs the same role on the World Rugby Judicial Panel. He is also a Judicial Officer of the Oceania Rugby Judicial Panel. Mike is also:

  • Trustee of the Murihiku Maori and Pasifika Cultural Trust
  • Deputy Chairman of the Invercargill Licencing Trust and ILT Foundation
  • Member of the Council of the Southland Branch of the New Zealand Law Society
  • Mentor in the FYD Project K programme
  • Chairman of James Hargest College Rugby Club
Mike Mika

Qualifications: LLB, BA (Otago)

Admitted: 1996

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