Construction & Building Matters

When selling, purchasing or constructing a property, issues will arise requiring legal advice. McVeagh Fleming offers substantial expertise acting for either the purchaser or vendor of a property where a sale and purchase agreement has given rise to a legal dispute.

The firm has considerable involvement in the broad area of Construction and Building Law (involving Construction Contracts Act 2002 issues, Building Act rights and obligations, building contracts, payment claims, payment schedules, contractual issues and leaky buildings).

Whether you are the builder, architect, homeowner or any other party involved in an issue involving construction or the sale and purchase of a property, we invite you to contact our team.

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September 2023

Insurance when buying a home

The significance of insurance in the context of purchasing a home cannot be overstated. It is not only a critical component but also a mandatory one when seeking financial assistance from lenders for a home purchase. Lenders need proof of adequate and appropriate insurance coverage before approving a loan drawdown.
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December 2021

Debt Recovery and Enforcement

This article serves to inform the procedural and legal methods and issues related to debt recovery.
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Is your property adequately insured?

This article discusses the importance of property owners in New Zealand reviewing their insurance coverage, especially in the aftermath of widespread damage caused by weather events in 2023. The focus is on the often-overlooked aspects of insurance related to land and potential complications arising from natural hazards.
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