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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.

March 31, 2020

General consequence when bankruptcy is declared

It is always a difficult time when you find that you are earning 99c but regularly spending $1.00. If you […]
March 12, 2020

How do you enforce land covenants when a neighbour is in breach?

Land covenants place rights and obligations on the land/property you own. It is an instrument that is registered on a […]
February 25, 2020

Overview of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 (“RTAA”) was passed on 30 July 2019 and came into effect on 27 August […]
February 18, 2020

What Rights do Beneficiaries of a Discretionary Trust Have?

When trustees act for a discretionary trust, they have a primary duty to act for, and in the best interest […]
February 6, 2020

The New Trust Act 2019

Trusts are widely used in New Zealand, with the main focus in recent years being on family trusts. These have […]
January 21, 2020

The role of the executor

Often when you are asked to be the executor of a will, you accept the role without truly knowing its […]
January 3, 2020

Types of Trusts and their benefits

There are many types of trusts that can be tailored to achieve a specific purpose. The general purpose of a […]
December 23, 2019

Purchasing a property at auction – what you need to know

When purchasing a property, there are generally two ways in which you can achieve this. The first, the traditional offer […]
December 21, 2019

Christmas and Holiday Opening Hours

Our Kaiapoi and Styx Mill offices will close at 12:00pm on Monday 23 December 2019 and re-open at 8.30am on […]