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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

October 8, 2019

An overview of Mortgagee sales

If you buy a property at a mortgagee sale, be aware that you are entering a contract that is quite […]
September 27, 2019

When should you form a Trust?

There are a number of circumstances under which you should consider forming a trust. Some of the common purposes of […]
September 16, 2019

How many directors need to sign?

Signing documents that bind a company to obligations and potential liability is a key aspect of being a director of […]
September 9, 2019

The Importance of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Having enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) and a will in place is important for every adult whatever their age. A […]
August 31, 2019

Rental Property Standards

The Residential Tenancies Act 1986 requires landlords to provide and maintain rental properties in a reasonable state of repair for […]
August 28, 2019

Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) Overview

The government has recently made changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (the “Act”) to […]
August 13, 2019

Different Ways Titles are Held – Crosslease, fee simple, stratum in freehold, leasehold

A title is a way to record the land and properties information, such as lot numbers, how big the section […]
July 30, 2019

Why do we pay rates?

Rates provide income to councils around NZ to help fund services and facilities that benefit the public. Rates are collected […]
July 12, 2019

How can you requisition a title?

Under an agreement for sale and purchase of land, a requisition of title is a request made by the purchaser […]