New Zealand Law Society - McCaw Lewis launches centennial book

McCaw Lewis launches centennial book

This article is over 3 years old. More recent information on this subject may exist.

To mark the milestone of 100 years, Waikato commercial and property specialist firm McCaw Lewis have released a book covering the story of the firm and its people. The book was launched 11 October.

Photo of Wally King
Wally J. King

Waikato writer Kingsley Field authored the book, including stories of the firm’s people who have gone on to hold roles in the judiciary, Waitangi Tribunal and politics.

The firm was founded in 1919 by WW1 Captain Wally King who began a sole practice on Hamilton’s Victoria Street. He was joined by Ronald “Punch” McCaw, who’s services to the Hamilton community was recognised with an MBE in 1958.

Director Brendan Cullen adds the book is “littered with history of the region.”