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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.

January 14, 2022

Family Protection Act – claims and dates

The Family Protection Act 1955 (“FPA”) becomes relevant under either a will or intestacy (where a deceased dies without a […]
December 30, 2021

Tenants in common – when only one wants to sell

Property sharing agreements are becoming more prevalent as individuals seek certainty of outcomes, where unforeseen circumstances intervene after property purchases. […]
December 14, 2021

Trial vs. probationary periods – what is the difference?

Trial and probationary periods look very similar and are used for similar reasons but they are fundamentally different. The main […]
December 6, 2021

Pier Law COVID-19 Response Policy

We are committed to doing everything we can to enable a safe working environment and prioritising the safety of our […]
November 27, 2021

Trusts: when is a loan really a distribution?

Loans to beneficiaries are often made without proper consideration as to whether the powers being exercised will affect the preservation […]
November 3, 2021

Partner with Kainga Ora to buy your first home

Are you a First Time Home Buyer who doesn’t quite have enough to buy a home that meets your needs? […]
November 2, 2021

Personal grievances – A brief overview

A personal grievance (“PG”) is a type of formal complaint by an employee against their current or former employer if […]
October 21, 2021

Smart watches for our kids – How safe are they?

The internet of toys and internet of things are interchangeable; they both refer to smart devices that, at their most […]
October 5, 2021

Modifying or extinguishing restrictive covenants

A restrictive covenant is a contract between two parties that is restrictive in nature; a promise not to do something. […]