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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.

July 2, 2018

The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009

Why we need to ask you for your information We want to advise you of law changes that will apply […]
February 6, 2018

How the Residential Care Subsidy can affect your Asset Planning – What you need to know?

The Residential Care Subsidy (“Subsidy”) is becoming increasingly topical as New Zealand’s 65+ population is projected to increase from 15% […]
January 20, 2018

Law Update: Trading on Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is not a public holiday, yet most businesses used to have to be closed on this particular day.  […]
December 21, 2017

Pier Law Christmas Holiday Hours 2017/2018

New Brighton office Closes 12:00pm on Friday 22 December 2017 and reopens again at 8:30am on Monday 15 January 2018. […]
December 15, 2017

Alternative Dispute Resolution Series: How It can help You – Mediation in Employment Disputes

Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) methods are alternatives to going directly to court. Using ADR methods instead of pursuing the matter […]
December 7, 2017

Employees – what are we allowed?

When asking Kiwis what their entitlements are when it comes to annual leave, holidays and resignation, the responses are generally […]
December 6, 2017

Wacky Christmas Laws and Practises

In the Spirit of Christmas, here are some strange practises and wacky Christmas laws from around the world: In England, […]
October 18, 2017

Quirky Commonwealth Laws

Legislation does not always keep up with society so archaic but quirky laws of the Commonwealth remain on the statute […]
September 20, 2017

The Corporate Veil

Section 15 of the Companies Act 1993 (“Act”) states that a company has a legal personality in its own right […]