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We produce a range of articles, legal publications and resources on a wide range of legal subjects and hot topics critical to our clients needs. These include briefings on key legal issues, newsletters on practice areas and industry developments via the below headings.

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The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 ( HSW Act ) provides a range of options for WorkSafe when they are investigating a contravention of the HSW Act. One of those options is for the duty holder to give an enforceable undertaking. An enforceable undertaking is a legally binding agreement between More »
WorkSafe has issued a strategic plan for work-related health , outlining their plan for a New Zealand where, ultimately, fewer people experience work-related ill-health. Each year an estimated 600 to 900 people die of work-related diseases. This equates to around 15 people per week. Although people More »
An Australian carpenter, Wayne Allan Dennert, has been convicted of bullying his teenage apprentice, after charges were brought by Worksafe Victoria under their health and safety legislation. The bullying of the apprentice was particularly egregious, including: a live mouse being put down the back More »
A recent health and safety prosecution in New South Wales has resulted in a total penalty of over half a million dollars. The new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 ( HSW Act ) means that this sort of penalty could be on the way in New Zealand. The case in Australia involved the prosecution of both More »
There have been several articles in the media recently (see for example here and here ) in relation to ECan’s lack of response to breaches of water take consents. In particular, there is a real focus on the non-compliance of over 500 users (around 9% of all water consents held in Canterbury) More »
Ever changing technology means that the insurance industry is often at risk of being out-of-date if it fails to adapt. Recently I was travelling in Melbourne and stayed at an apartment booked through the Airbnb app. It was a novel experience and I contemplated what an insurer or underwriter would More »

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