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September 2019 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
September 2019 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
September 2019 - Mortlock McCormack Law | Property and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
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Month: September 2019

Staff Announcements September 2019

September 2019 Welcome Claudia Milesi-Humm, Law Clerk, is starting 19 September and will be joining Kent’s team. Anniversary Justine Bateman, Legal Executive, celebrated 25 years with Mortlock McCormack Law, and its predecessor firms, in August. A ...
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Assignment of Insurance Claims (Xu v IAG)

September 2019

Joshua Hitchcock

The Supreme Court has released its highly anticipated judgment in Xu & Anor v IAG [2019] NZSC 68. This case centred on the assignment of insurance claims, in particular, the right to receive full replacement value (reinstatement) under an assigned ...
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Review of the Property Relationships Act

September 2019

Ruby Haddon

The Law Commission has recently released its final report reviewing the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (PRA). The Commission began the reviewing process back in 2016. The final report takes into account public feedback that has been received in ...
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Changes to KiwiSaver HomeStart and Welcome Home Loans

September 2019

Justine Bateman

The Government recently announced a number of changes to their programme to assist New Zealanders into home ownership. The following changes take effect from 1 October 2019: The KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant will become the "First Home Grant" ...
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Are you selling a property? Beware of vendor warranties!

September 2019

Sarah Manning

Are you selling a property? Beware of vendor warranties! If you are selling a property (residential, commercial, or rural) it is likely that your sale contract will contain "standard" warranties given by the seller to the buyer. In New ...
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