Publications

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 firm is a member of Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC), a formal alliance of leading insurance law experts comprised of high-performing independent firms across the world that specialise in insurance law. Yesterday GILC released their 4th Edition 2022 Risk Radar Report which is a collection of More »
When anything about rugby hits the news, people take note. Recently, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) released their findings into the review of the Black Ferns team culture and environment and it made headlines. What led to the NZR review provides important learnings for all employers, when faced with More »
Bullying is a topic that we can all relate to and unfortunately, it's something that many of us come across in the workplace. Legal definition What exactly is bullying in the workplace? In a New Zealand employment law context, it is the “repeated and unreasonable behaviour directed More »
What can you do if an employee comments on political or controversial issues on their personal social media? Freedom of expression has been a big topic in the media lately, particularly with the parliament protests and various political issues around the globe. There are a range of scenarios where More »
The Government has announced new financial support measures for businesses affected by Omicron. New targeted COVID Support Payment Top up loan available under the Small Business Cashflow Loans Scheme Flexibility on tax payment dates and terms extended by Inland Revenue New COVID Support Payment More »
With over 12,000 applications submitted for phase one applicants of the 2021 Resident Visa (2021 RV), and over 7,000 applications being approved, the 2021 RV is well under way. As 1 March 2022 fast approaches, phase two applicants should be gathering their documents now. There will be about 165,000 More »
We all know it’s getting pretty tricky to buy a property these days. However, with a record number of building consents being issued, there are more properties on the market to buy “off the plans”. A great opportunity, but one that comes with risks. Buying off the plans allows you More »
Following from the announcement of the Government on 3 February 2022, the New Zealand borders are finally reopening. After a long two years of fighting for both visas and Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) places, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. However, the borders are More »
Trial and probationary periods look very similar and are used for similar reasons but they are fundamentally different. The main differences are set out here. Probationary periods Section 67 of the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) provides that a probationary period must be specified in More »

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