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Commercial Land & Property Disputes

When it comes to land and property disputes there is more than just a property at stake – there's a commercial and personal investment involved, relationships and future opportunities to consider.

McVeagh Fleming offers you sound legal advice backed by years of experience and the ability to actively protect you, enforce or defend your rights.

  • Boundary disputes
  • Building and construction disputes
  • Council disputes
  • Fencing, trees and neighbourhood issues
  • Insurance disputes
  • Property development
  • Subdivision
  • Trespass, including illegal protest action.


Recent Insights

January 2021

Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

Vast changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, what landlords need to know of their rights and obligations to tenants. With the increasing number of New Zealanders renting, Parliament has seen it fit to make changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 ("the Act") to ensure renters are occupying warm, dry and liveable properties. The reformed Act looks to strike a balance between providing security and stability to tenants, while protecting landlord interest. It is important that landlords have an understanding of the new obligations and responsibilities the amended legislation imposes upon them, along with the penalties they may incur if not followed.
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April 2020

Leasing in a Post-Pandemic World

A New Normal - The impacts of the Covid-19 virus have been felt the world over and have pushed businesses to their limits. Parties on each side of a lease have been left with the job of negotiating through untested and uncertain lease clauses in a time where the support being offered by Government has been unclear and anyone who did hold insurance is discovering that 'pandemics' and 'infectious diseases' are a common policy exemption.
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March 2020

Leases in the Time of Covid-19

We have been fielding an unprecedented (but understandable) number of queries from both tenant and landlord clients wanting to understand the legal position in respect of either termination of commercial leases, and obligations in respect of rental/outgoings payments.
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