In our March Newsletter, we discussed the Government’s plan to introduce an amendment to the Overseas Investment Act. This amendment has passed through Parliament and it came into force on 22 October 2018.
The main thrust of the amendment ...
Building a house or constructing commercial property can be a minefield, but with a focus on some key issues and the right advice the process can work well and be stress-free.
Due Diligence on the Builder
Probably your biggest risk is the ...
The Land Transfer Act 2017 came into force on 12 November 2018. The Land Transfer Act 1952 has long been due for review and the new Act is the outcome of this review process. Some of the more noticeable changes introduced by the new Act are set ...
Employment Mediation is a cost-effective and relatively simple method of resolving a wide range of employment issues. A well-managed mediation can effectively address workplace conflict, as well as help negotiate the conclusion of an employment ...
In our line of work, we often encounter disputes between neighbours. Disputes relating to shared fences are very common. Who pays for the cost of a new fence? What if part of the current fence has fallen into a state of disrepair? What do I do if my ...
New Staff Welcome
Natasha McClure, Solicitor, has returned to MML after spending time in Japan while her fiancé Blair played rugby. Tash is welcomed back to Hamish Douch’s team.
Penny Mander, Summer Clerk, has joined MML for the summer ...
Restoration of Christchurch landmarks after the Canterbury Earthquakes has been a divisive issue for many Cantabrians. While there is plenty of argument about what decision should be made, most of us can agree on one thing – a decision needs to be ...
Elaine von Rhenen (nee Fourie) married Andre on a beautiful day in Tekapo on 15 July.
Sarah Fitzgerald and Todd Hartley welcomed Charlotte Helen Hartley on 26 July.
Sarah Wenborn and Matt welcomed Winnie May Wenborn on 24 July. ...
In today’s business environment, the main form of trading entity for a small business is a limited liability company. There are numerous advantages of doing business through a limited liability company. For example, a company is a separate legal ...
It is fair to say that some parking companies have become notorious, in post-earthquake Christchurch, for the excessive fees they hand out for a breach, up to $65.
Unfortunately most people simply pay the fine and get on with it, not wanting to ...
Team Scavenger Hunt
Appointment to Canterbury Earthquake Insurance Tribunal