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Property Speaking, Summer 2018

14 November 2018. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we publish the Summer 2018 edition of Property Speaking. Attached is the PDF. We hope you find this material interesting and useful.

Inside you’ll find articles on:

  • Foreign buyer ban for residential land now in force;
  • Buying a cross lease property: the characteristics buyers must know;
  • Property Briefs: Getting the terms right in agreements for sale and […]

Trust eSpeaking, Spring 2018

8 October 2018. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Spring edition of Trust eSpeaking; your PDF is attached. We hope you find the articles both interesting and useful.

Inside:

  • Do I still need a trust? It’s good practice to review its purpose
  • How do I bring my trust to an end? The process
  • Validating imperfect wills. What can be done?

If […]

Commercial eSpeaking, Spring

12 September 2018. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we’ve published the Spring edition of Commercial eSpeaking; your PDF is attached. We hope you find the articles both interesting and useful.

Inside:

  • Second thoughts: what happens when your employee wants to retract their resignation?
  • Receivership of construction companies: protecting your property and getting paid
  • Business Briefs:
    •  European Union: privacy law update
    • Commerce Commission action in respect of extended […]

Property Speaking, Spring 2018

9 August 2018. by Johnston Lawrence.

Today we publish the early Spring 2018 edition of Property Speaking. Attached is the PDF. We hope you find this material interesting and useful.

Inside you’ll find articles on:

  • Guiding your offspring into flatting
  • The great lawyers’ fee debate
  • Warmer homes for Kiwis
  • Meth contamination – update
  • Foreign residential investment

To talk with us on any of these topics, or indeed […]

Fineprint, Winter 2018

2 July 2018. by Johnston Lawrence.

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

In this issue:

  • What is Mental capacity when signing a will?
  • How old do you have to be for legal rights and responsibilities?
  • Questions you shouldn’t ask job applicants
  • Can you inherited debt if your parents die broke?
  • Postscript: […]