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Who pays the cost of bankrupting someone?

12 October 2021 | Sally Cunneen

The threat of bankruptcy is often enough to encourage someone to repay their debts or negotiate a settlement. However, if the debtor can’t repay all of their debts, who pays for their bankruptcy?

Did you settle your EQC damage claim with Southern Response prior to October 2014?

12 October 2021 | Shona Senior

If you, or someone you know, settled an earthquake insurance claim with Southern Response prior to October 2014 please contact us urgently to discuss your options.

Buyers Guide: What to Look for in a First Home Buying Lawyer

5 October 2021 | Kymberlee Dobson

Are you looking for a lawyer to help you buy your first home? It may seem daunting but picking the correct lawyer to help you buy your first house, can the entire transaction much easier.

Changes to Commercial Leases

29 September 2021 | Sally Cunneen

As part of the Covid-19 Response Legislation Bill recently introduced to Parliament, the Government has proposed adding a new clause to commercial leases which will encourage landlords and businesses

What are chattels?

17 September 2021 | Philip Sewell

“Chattels” is one of these words. Unless you’re a conveyancing lawyer or real estate agent, it’s probably not a word you use in everyday speech.

Can I purchase a home in New Zealand?

15 September 2021 | Chris O'Brien

For many of us the ability to purchase a home in New Zealand is taken for granted. However, for some people living in New Zealand the process is not so straightforward.