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Property Speaking, Autumn/Winter 2017

10 May 2017. by Johnston Lawrence.

Inside you’ll find articles on:

  • Sharing a Driveway: Know your rights and obligations
  • Airbnb: Key tax considerations
  • Property Briefs: KiwiSaver (more flexible than you might think) – Competing offers for property – Grants to insulate rental properties

To talk with us on any of these topics, or indeed on any legal matter, please don’t hesitate to contact […]

Fineprint, Autumn 2017

21 April 2017. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Autumn edition of our newsletter, Fineprint – a PDF is attached for your reading interest and enjoyment.

Inside:

–    How private is private when taking photos in a public place?

–    Rural fires: who is liable for the damage?

–    Buying off the plans: the advantages, pitfalls and what happens if the developer goes bust.

–    DIY […]

Rural eSpeaking, Autumn 2017

20 March 2017. by Johnston Lawrence.

The Autumn 2017 edition of our regular farm-focussed e-newsletter, Rural eSpeaking, is published today. Your PDF is attached.

We hope that you find the articles in Rural eSpeaking both interesting and useful.

Inside:

  • Clean Water Package 2017: What does this mean for farmers?
  • Good husbandry up to sale date: Is a standard clause right for you?
  • Over the Fence: Minimum wage review […]

Trust eSpeaking, Autumn 2017

20 March 2017. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Autumn edition of Trust eSpeaking; we hope you find the articles both interesting and useful.

Inside:

  • Trusts: the proposed changes to the law;
  • Continuity of your business after death; and
  • Protecting your inheritance.

If you’d like to talk more on any of these topics, or of course on any other legal issue, please don’t […]

Commercial eSpeaking, Summer 2017

15 February 2017. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Summer 2017 edition of Commercial eSpeaking. We hope you find the articles interesting and also useful!

Inside:

  • What to do When the Earth has Moved – we provide some points to keep in mind if you own, or are a tenant in, a commercial building affected by earthquake damage.
  • Greater Focus on Lender Responsibility […]