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Written by our experienced lawyers, our library houses a wealth of information on all kinds of legal topics affecting private individuals, New Zealand businesses, charitable trusts and family trusts.

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In our Articles section you’ll find a huge archive of articles on every day legal issues arranged by topic – Property Law, Litigation, Wills and Trusts, Family Law, Business & Commercial Law, Estates, Elder Law and Employment Law. Each of these articles has been written by one of the lawyers here at Smith and Partners and designed to help you understand the kinds of legal issues that affect you. Below you can find a teaser of our most recently published articles.

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Latest Articles
01/10/2015 |
Drafters of Agreements for Sale & Purchase Beware!The decision of Justice Venning in the case Y V Properties Limited v Doh Young Choi & Ors highlights the need to ensure...
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30/09/2015 |
 The terms “Riparian Rights” and “The Queens Chain” are often referred to in marketing material and the media. However, the meaning of these terms, and the rights to which they...
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22/07/2015 |
Property purchasers are encouraged to conduct due diligence and get a lawyer to check the agreement for sale and purchase before they sign, but what about the vendor or person...
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24/06/2015 |
So, your parents have agreed to give you and your partner a loan to help you buy your first home – great! But what do you need to be aware...
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23/06/2015 |
Some agents and office administrators have asked why we occasionally need you to pay us the balance of deposit funds into our trust account by ‘same day cleared payment’. A change...
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