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Email Scams

Employment
Scammers and hackers are not in lockdown. It's more important than ever to be on the alert. Read more

Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Tribunal

Recognising that Canterbury homeowners were tired and frustrated by trying to resolve their earthquake-related insurance claims, in June 2019 the Government launched the Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Tribunal.  The aim of the Tribunal, based in Christchurch and chaired by former District Court Judge Chris Somerville, is to provide a fair, flexible and cost-effective way to bring an end to disputes that have dragged on for too long, and allow people to move on with their lives. Read more

Trusts Act 2019

The new Trusts Act 2019 comes into effect on 30 January 2021.  It is an update of much of the existing law from the previous statute and includes principles drawn from various Court cases over recent times. Read more

Property Sharing

Property Sharing
In recent years it has become increasingly common for groups of friends, or parents and children to combine resources to purchase a property to live in. What is often overlooked is that the parties circumstances will change over the course of ownership Read more

Employment

Employment
Employment
Many employment issues arise as a result of the process adopted by an employer – in this field of the law, process can be equally as important as the substance of the issue itself. Read more

Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Services (GCCRS)

Residential Property
Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Services (GCCRS)
The Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Services (GCCRS) provides new options for homeowners with unresolved earthquake claims. Read more