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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 16, 2021

Fixture or Chattel – Why should I care?

When buying or selling property, fixtures are generally included automatically, whereas chattels are not. This can cause difficulty, as it […]
January 5, 2021

What is a testamentary guardian?

Everyone should have a will. When making that will, those who have children should ensure that all possibilities are covered […]
December 23, 2020

Settlement day – does the vendor have to remove rubbish from the property?

Buying a new house is a positive experience and looked forward to by all purchasers. The Vendors too are looking […]
December 16, 2020

What does Restraint of Trade mean?

A restraint of trade is a provision generally found in employment contracts, which prohibits an employee from working directly or […]
December 6, 2020

Family Trusts – Why you should hold an annual trustee meeting and what does that mean?

It is likely that at the time you set up your Family Trust, the lawyer acting for you would have […]
December 1, 2020

Christmas and Holiday Opening Hours 2020/2021

Our Kaiapoi and Styx Mill offices will close at 12pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020 and re-open at 8.30am on […]
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 […]