Harkness Henry, specialist lawyers based in Hamilton

Our partners and lawyers provide specialist advice throughout New Zealand.

Harkness Henry is recognised as a leading law firm, located centrally in Hamilton.

We are a firm of specialists. Our clients receive advice from experts in their fields, not general practitioners. We recruit, invest in and retain talented people to support this approach.

Our lawyers specialise in one or more of the following areas:

We provide our clients with practical solutions to legal and commercial problems.

Harkness Henry Promotions

Wednesday, 1 April, 2015

Harkness Henry has promoted one new Associate and two new Senior Associates:

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Indemnities to Employees

Tuesday, 31 March, 2015
Author: Paul Middlemiss

Employment Agreements sometimes contain indemnities from the employer for liabilities the employee incurs in the course of performing his or her duties as employee. Such an indemnity can also be implied by law, if the employment agreement does not contain an explicit indemnity. However there are some issues that can affect the enforceability of these.

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Renovating or building – your rights and obligations as a consumer or building contractor

Wednesday, 25 March, 2015
Author: Rachel Keightley

From 1 January 2015, the Building (Residential Consumer Rights and Remedies) Regulations 2014 and amendments to the Building Act came into force. As suggested by the title of the regulations, the new provisions are focused on consumers’ rights and remedies and both building contractors and consumers alike should be aware of their effect.

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