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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
27/05/2015 |
The Government has introduced amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000, which affect you as an employer or as an employee. The changes include: Flexible working arrangements The ability to apply...
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22/05/2015 |
The Government has approved a package of changes to NZ employment law, designed to better enforce employment standards against employers. The measures proposed are specifically directed at employers who exploit...
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16/03/2015 |
If you’re planning to buy a home, there is a lot to think of. This First time home buyer's checklist will help you keep track of everything there is to...
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13/03/2015 |
Mrs. Jones owned a small office block in Massey. West IT Limited, a start up IT company rented the premises. A lease was negotiated for an eight-year term with West...
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13/03/2015 |
Being suspended can be very stressful for an employee, especially if not handled well by the employer. Generally, there is no automatic right to suspend an employee unless the employment agreement...
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