Date: 12 April 2019 Sector Property
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When it comes to law, knowledge is often power. Which is why we want to share our take on different legal matters you might be facing in business or personal life. Here’s the latest…
Just as a border is not necessarily a barrier to trade, it is likewise not necessarily a barrier to pursuing a foreign entity or individual for a dispute or a debt. This article is a brief guide on matters to consider if you are faced with a cross-border dispute.
Date: 04 April 2019 Sector Litigation
If you are involved in the construction industry and find yourself embroiled in a dispute, you may want to consider resolving that dispute using the adjudication processes provided for in this Construction Contracts Act. This article provides a brief summary of those adjudication processes.
Date: 01 March 2019 Sector Litigation
Do you need help in recovering a debt? Clients often ask what options they have to recovery money owed by an individual or a business. This article outlines what options are available to you if you need to recover a debt.
Date: 23 January 2019 Sector Litigation
When the Alcohol Reform Bill was first read in Parliament, its sponsoring minister, Hon Simon Power, said that a consequence would be alcohol licences would become harder to get and easier to lose. The May 2018 High Court decision in Medical Officer of Health (Wellington Region) v Lion Liquor Retail Ltd seems to confirm that new reality, which applies not just to new licences but to the grant of renewed licences as well. This article traces the progress of Lion Liquor as it weaved its way from the Wellington District Licensing Committee, to the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority, and eventually to the High Court.
Date: 01 November 2018 Sector Alcohol Licensing