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Published three times a year. Fineprint is NZ LAW's flagship publication with wide-ranging articles.

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Commercial eSpeaking

Covering in-depth business law issues, this newsletter is distributed three times a year to member firms' commercial clients.

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Trust eSpeaking

Published two times a year. Covers stories of interest to trustees and professionals advising on asset protection and trusts.

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Property Speaking

Published three times a year. Keeping property investors and owners abreast of current property issues.

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Rural eSpeaking

Covers stories of interest to farmers and those working in the rural sector, in matters relating to New Zealand's heartland.

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Articles

Published 8th November 2017 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

If you are a commercial building owner, you will at some point come across a situation where your current tenant wants to sell their business.

Published 6th November 2017 by Catherine Donaldson, Wilkinson Rodgers Lawyers

You have significant obligations to a number of parties

Published 29th August 2017 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

The law around trusts is ever-changing particularly with relationship property and matrimonial issues.

Published 29th August 2017 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

The number of rural fires throughout the country seems to be increasing each year.

Published 7th August 2017 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

An agreement to lease is an agreement between a landlord and tenant of commercial property. It gives the parties an opportunity to record their leasing arrangements before they are formalised...

Published 7th August 2017 by Cruickshank Pryde

Renting out residential property is a great way to make some extra money, pay your mortgage off faster and build an investment nest egg.

Published 7th August 2017 by Bronwyn Lane, Knapps Lawyers

If you’re buying a house, you will of course need insurance cover for your new property, and your lender will require it.

Published 9th May 2017 by Adrienne Olsen, Adroite Communications

Recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 require all rental properties to have ceiling and underfloor insulation meeting a set standard, where reasonably practicable, by 1 July 2019.

Published 9th May 2017 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

In a property market short of stock, buyers are hearing that their offer “might be a multi offer.” This creates a lot of confusion and uncertainty. 

Published 9th May 2017 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

By now, most first home buyers are aware that they can use a portion of their KiwiSaver balance to contribute towards the equity in their house purchase.