Companies Act 1993 - ''Indoor Management''

Friday, September 07, 2018

A recent Court of Appeal decision (Autumn Tree1) makes it clear that where a company enters a contract and only one director signs it:  Read more

Reduced Limitation Periods Have Significant Consequences for Mortgagees

Thursday, September 07, 2017

 Read more

''Best Endeavours'' or ''All Reasonable Endeavours''

Monday, August 28, 2017

What's the Difference? Read more

Terms of Trade - An Essential Part of Your Business

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Terms are Essential: Read more

Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Passed on 1 March 2017, the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 ("CCLA") represents a step taken by our Parliament to consolidate and modernise New Zealand's law relating to contracts and sales.  The CCLA will come into force on 1 September 2017. Read more

Recent Posts


Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 Separate Property Trust Confidentiality Repayment Testamentary capacity Civil union Duress Family Trusts Beneficiary Rights Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA) Case Study Financial services Trust busting White v White Mortgagee Family Constructive trusts Interest Indoor Management Rule Insurance Lease Titles Immigration New Zealand Interpretation of documents Section 15 Commercial Property Commercial Law Unequal Sharing Creating Trusts ''Best Endeavours'' Mortgage Limitation period Break up Dividing Property Protector Ship Expression of interest Compensation Tenant Lankow v Rose Wills Act 2007 Limitation defence Contract Law Section 15A Protection Order Broadbent v Ministry of Social Development Vessel survey Fair share Gifts Re Estate of Campbell Financial services provider (FSP) Violence Resident Visa Verbal abuse Personal Trust Check Up Partnership based work visa Limitation Act 2010 Physical abuse Lump sum KiwiSaver Psychological abuse Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Customary Authority Elder Law Relationship Property Invalid wills Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited v Judd Commercial SMC De facto Vessel Sale and Purchase Casual employee Twelve years Charity begins at home Landlord Recovery of money Maritime Lien Administrators duty Erceg v Erceg Executors duty Visa application Will Character requirements Family Home Murrell v Hamilton Living standards Medical WINZ Partner of resident Wills Act 2007 Section 14 Temper Ministry of Social Development Anti-money laundering (AML) Resident Termination Legislation update Ministry Tenants Domestic violence Validity of Wills Rest Home Subsidies Wills Act 2007 Section 8 Skilled migrant Abuse SN v MN [2017] NZCA 289 Ship's Mortgage Consumer credit contracts Personal Properties and Securities Act 1999 Grey Power Trustee Duties Part payment Offending Due Diligence Reckless Trading Interpretation Act 1999 Frustration Financial products Skilled migrant points Six years Deceased's wishes Seperation Splitting Up Gifting Document Disclosure Claims against estates Holiday pay Company Law Trusts Unfair contract terms Acknowledgment Eviction Valid wills Lease Testamentary freedom Privacy Act 1993 Property Pattern of offending Tamarapa v Byerley Directors' Duties Financial Advisers Act 2008 Terms of Trade Employer Subsidies Health and Safety Reform Bill Auckland Office Domestic Violence Act 1995 Intellectual Property Economic disadvantage Dismissal Asset Protection Ship Registration Business Loss of income Litigation Employment Wills Will that do Family Protection Act 1955 Matrimonial Home Section 182 Family Proceedings Act 1980 Division of Functions Shareholders' Agreement Amundson v Raos Fair Trading Act 1986 Work and Income Sale of Goods Divorce Re Estate of Feron Wills Act 2007 Section 11 Maritime Law Wilson v Donnellan Incapacity Albany Office Zero Hour Contracts Interpretation Act 1999 Section 29 Testamentary writing Immigration Body Corporate Changes Marriage Income Trusts Bill Vessel surveyor Acknowledgment of Debt Family Court Residential Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) Principal Charity Charities Blackwell v Hollings Companies Act 1993 Sharing 50/50 Split Undue influence Limitation Act 1950 Mortgagor Clayton case Testamentary Promises Ilott v Mitson 2017 UKSC 17 Estate Administration