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We publish a wide range of useful information on a regular basis.

  • The Risks With Bankruptcy

    May 2020

    The Risks With Bankruptcy It is always a difficult time when you find that you are earning 99c but regularly spending $1.00. If you cannot turn the position around, personal bankruptcy being declared against you looms as a real consequence. Filing for bankruptcy ...

  • Misrepresentations In A Commercial Context

    May 2020

    Misrepresentations In A Commercial Context Considering an important recent case The Court of Appeal judgement in CA Bushline Trustees Ltd v ANZ Bank NZ Ltd contains some useful guidelines for how the Courts are dealing with claims where there are allegations of misrepresentations ...

  • “Force Majeure”, Frustration Of Contract And Covid-19 Issues

    May 2020

    “Force Majeure”, Frustration Of Contract And Covid-19 Issues By Greg Stringer. Greg is a Partner of our firm leading our Litigation Team “Force majeure” is a French term that is commonly inserted into commercial contracts to cover a wide variety of unexpected circumstances. The ...

  • Police And The “Implied Licence” To Enter Private Property

    May 2020

    Police And The “Implied Licence” To Enter Private Property By Rajiv Rao. Raj is an Associate of our firm specialising in Traffic Law Under the Land Transport Act, police officers have the power to enter private property, by force if necessary, for the purposes of ...

  • Non-Declaration Tax Rate Increases To 45%

    May 2020

    Non-Declaration Tax Rate Increases To 45% As many of you will know, where you earn income from a source other than salary and wages, such as interest on a bank account or a term deposit, this income has a tax deduction taken ...

  • The Role Of An Executor

    May 2020

    The Role Of An Executor The process for the discharge or removal of an executor of a WillBy Paul Maskell. Paul is a Partner of our firm leading our Elder Law team. An executor of a Will is a person appointed by the Will-maker ...

  • Major Reform To Trust Law

    May 2020

    MAJOR REFORM TO TRUST LAW Overview of key changes By Julian Airey. Julian is a Partner of our firm leading our Trust Law team. On 30 January 2021, the Trusts Act 2019 will come into force.  The Act is the most significant change to the law ...

  • Covid-19

    May 2020

    “There and back?” As it has been for almost everyone, the Covid-19 pandemic has been the most serious crisis in our respective lifetimes.Events happened so fast through mid-March that there was little time for advance planning.We had organised for “Elder Law Issues” ...

  • What’s New

    March 2020

    The need for “active supervision”The High Court upheld the decision of the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority to suspend SPL’s off-licence for the unlawful sale of alcohol to an underage person.The Court found that the employee concerned, while honestly mistaken, did ...


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