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Published 14th August 2018 by Scott Chamberlain, Connect Legal Taranaki

When setting a fee we need to consider many things but, ultimately, the fee we charge to you must be fair and reasonable – for us both.

Published 8th May 2018 by Hamish Kennedy, Knapps Lawyers

As you will no doubt be aware, from 1 July 2018 all law firms will be subject to the requirements of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Act...

Published 5th April 2018 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

Rural businesses are no different from any other producers in the market in the sense that the ultimate fruits of their labours are, at some point, sold to a third...

Published 9th May 2017 by Fiona Mathieson, Boyle Mathieson

Becoming an Airbnb host sounds like the perfect way to fund some overseas travel for yourself and rent out your home while you are away. 

Published 18th April 2017 by Bushra Rachid , Boyle Mathieson

If you have a claim of up to $15,000 – the Disputes Tribunal provides a simple, cost-effective way of dealing with civil disputes.

Published 28th August 2015 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

On 24 July, the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee reported back to Parliament on the Health and Safety Reform Bill.

Published 12th August 2015 by Catherine Jones, Wilkinson Rodgers Lawyers

Obligations of both landlords and tenants

Published 15th June 2015 by Hamish Davies, Corcoran French

Despite a post-quake construction boom in Christchurch, an unprecedented number of building firms are going bust.

Published 15th June 2015 by Wilkinson Rodgers Lawyers

This year’s Budget, delivered on 21 May, contained few surprises and, generally speaking, little of significance for business.

Published 15th June 2015 by Lowndes Jordan

April saw a number of protests across the country concerning the use of zero hours contracts.