Christian is a Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation Team and is involved in a wide range of areas including employment, family, debt collection, alcohol licencing, privacy, construction and general litigation. 

He provides advice on areas of employment law to both employers and employees including personal grievances, employment agreements, performance issues, misconduct investigations, restructuring and redundancy.

Family law matters he advises on include relationship property, separation, care of children, guardianship disputes and contracting out agreements. 

In his spare time he enjoys outdoor adventure activities and travelling, plus spending time with family and friends.

Before joining Rainey Collins in 2019, Christian completed a science degree and a law degree at the University of Otago while working at a commercial leasing firm, and volunteering at the Community Law Centre.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • LLB – University of Otago
  • BSC (Double Major Pharmacology and Biochemistry) – University of Otago
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Law Society

 

Contact Information

Phone:  (04) 473 6850
Fax:      (04) 473 9304
Email:   cmerten@raineycollins.co.nz

 

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If you are a New Zealand Super Gold Card Holder (Australian Senior Cards do not qualify) we will give you a 75% discount off our initial 1 hour consultation fee. We will also give you a 17.5% discount off the first matter we handle for you and then 12.5 % off any subsequent matters for you.  These discounts relate to your personal matters only (i.e. not business or organisational matters).