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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.

November 19, 2020

Employment changes in regards to working from home

The global spread of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown in New Zealand changed the way that many organisations conducted business. Employers […]
November 6, 2020

Caroline Davey – More Than Just A Solicitor

Caroline Davey – More than just a Solicitor Caroline started off studying commerce at the University of Canterbury, later adding […]
October 31, 2020

Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 – key points

The purpose of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the “Act”), is to protect the interests of consumers while balancing the […]
October 20, 2020

Can an activated EPA vote for the Donor?

You hold an activated Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPA”) for property on behalf of a much loved one (known under […]
October 8, 2020

Importance of a Pre-Settlement Inspection

The excited purchasers have found the property and the deed is done – the agreement is signed. They know they […]
September 29, 2020

Rules and Regulations for Evicting a Tenant who Refuses to Leave

With over 34 percent of people in New Zealand renting the property they live in, the passing of the Residential […]
September 18, 2020

Paper Roads Explained

An unformed legal road, more commonly known as a paper road, is a parcel of land that is legally recognised […]
September 8, 2020

The Difference between Contracting Out and Relationship Property Agreements

The primary and distinctive difference between contracting out and relationship property agreements relates to the timing and status of a […]
August 28, 2020

Overview of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic was an unprecedented global disaster. Entire nations were forced to go into lockdown, […]