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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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This tumultuous time in the construction sector means it is even more pertinent to manage risks. In this 1 hour and 6 minute webinar, Duncan Cotterill construction Partners Julia Flattery and Tanya Wood co-present with BDO Advisory Partners James MacQueen and Nick Innes-Jones and cover how to set More »
Housing Minister, Hon Dr Megan Woods, has announced an end-to-end review of the building consent system. The aim of this review is to modernise the building consent system to respond to increasing demand and to reflect changes in the building and construction sector since the system was established More »
There have been a number of law changes and events over recent years that have impacted on the building industry, including but not limited to, building supply shortages, COVID-19, subcontractor contract issues, the evolution of prefabricated building products and the recent introduction of More »
We recently provided an article on the impact of COVID-19 restrictions, Ports of Auckland delays and spike in construction activity on the supply of building materials and shortage issues that were developing. Further reports this week have shown that this situation is worsening and is likely to be More »
We are all acutely aware of the current housing shortage in New Zealand and particularly the need for good quality affordable homes. The recent uptake in use of prefabricated building products in residential construction is a good solution to not only ease the housing shortage but also drastically More »
Reports this week have shown that the COVID-19 restrictions are continuing to have an impact on the construction industry. When the national lockdown was imposed last year we, and others, commented that one of the effects of that, along with the imposition of border restrictions and the global More »
Whilst it is difficult to predict with any certainty the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the construction industry in New Zealand there are some inevitable consequences and concerns already being identified within the industry. The clause references in this article are to the More »
Following the Government announcement that New Zealand has moved to Level 1 of the COVID-19 lockdown response from 11.59pm on Monday 8 June the protocols relating to construction operations have been updated. Although some of the protocols that were in operation under Levels 3 and 2 have been More »
The Government has announced that New Zealand will move to Level 3 of the COVID-19 lockdown response from 11.59pm Monday April 27. This will allow construction work that has been on hold to resume, or for new work to start. There will however be significant requirements in place to ensure that this More »

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