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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.

May 7, 2020

Access issues – commercial leases during COVID-19 lockdown

Many commercial tenants were forced to close down non-essential businesses during the nationwide lockdown. As a result, many commercial tenants […]
April 10, 2020

Points of interest on drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

Drugs and alcohol can make an employee less effective, struggle to concentrate, careless, unable to make rational decisions, amongst other […]
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 […]
November 22, 2019

Sole Trader and Limited Liability Company – Liability Compared

A sole trader is a common ownership structure that can be used to operate a small business. The main operator […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]