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.

Beware the dangers of E-mail

Tuesday, 19 July, 2016
Author: Greg Thomas

Increased access to electronic means of communication has improved the ability of business providers and their clients to exchange information quickly and efficiently around the globe. Unfortunately, however, this increased universal access has also increased the ability of cybercriminals to intercept important information in ways that were never before possible.

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Gifting and residential care subsidies

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016
Author: Jillene Peters

From 1 October 2011 a change in The Tax Administration Act saw the abolition of gift duty. While this means that you can now transfer property freely without incurring gift duty, you do need to be aware of the implications of making large gifts, because the law relating to eligibility for residential care subsidies under the Social Security Act has not changed.

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