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Commercial law

Commercial law

Our specialist commercial lawyers act for a large number of new and established Waikato and New Zealand businesses. Our focus is on relationship and getting to grips with our clients’ business so we can provide practical and tailored legal advice for their particular circumstances.

Commercial Building

Our specialist team provides expert legal advice on a wide range of commercial issues, including:

  • The sale and purchase of businesses and property
  • Competition law
  • Commercial and business contracts including distribution and franchise agreements
  • Limited and general partnerships
  • Joint ventures
  • Public offerings of securities
  • Corporate governance
  • Insolvency
  • Leasing

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Extending the UCT Regime – What business owners need to know

With effect from 16 August 2022, the application of the unfair contract terms provisions in the Fair Trading Act 1986 (Act) will be extended to small trade contracts between businesses.

The Importance of Shareholder Agreements

When you are entering into a new venture the opportunities seem endless and everyone is positive about goals and working relationships. However, as we unfortunately see so often in our litigation team, things do not always go to plan. A well drafted shareholder agreement can be worth its weight in gold when working relationships sour.
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