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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.

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 […]
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 […]