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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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Unit title developments are becoming increasingly common as cities grow and become more high density. We identify some key areas where real value can be added to both new and existing unit title developments. Voting rights While surveying, planning and fire safety requirements are dealt with during More »
One of the main benefits of Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance in practice is the cover that it provides for defence costs in civil, criminal and regulatory proceedings. D&O policies generally exclude coverage where the director’s liability to a third party is found by judgment, More »
From 1 April 2019, employees who are affected by domestic violence will have new entitlements and rights. They can take up to 10 days’ paid leave each year, can request a variation to their working arrangements, and can raise a personal grievance, or unlawful discrimination claim, if their More »
Earlier this month, the Christchurch High Court released two decisions resolving the five remaining appeals against the decision of Canterbury Regional Council ( ECan ) on Plan Change 5 ( PC5 ) to the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan ( LWRP ). Four appeals lodged by Barrhill Chertsey More »
On Wednesday last week (22 August 2018), the Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018 ( Amendment Act ) became law. The new laws will come into force on or before 22 October 2018. As well as bringing “residential land” within the Overseas Investment Act, the Amendment Bill brings in More »
The Insolvency Practitioners Bill was first introduced to Parliament in April 2010. The original aim of the Bill was to establish a “negative licensing system” for insolvency practitioners, with the Registrar of Companies having the power to ban people from acting as a liquidator or More »
The High Court has released its decision on the appeals of sentencing in the District Court for health and safety prosecutions. This decision, Stumpmaster Ltd v WorkSafe New Zealand; The Tasman Tanning Company Ltd v WorkSafe New Zealand; Niagara Sawmilling Company Ltd v WorkSafe New Zealand [2018] More »
Glyphosate-based products, including Roundup, have been the subject of intense scrutiny recently, both in the United States and the European Union. Media, pressure groups and regulatory bodies have all been engaged in a sometimes heated discussion around how the herbicide is regulated, amid calls More »

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