Property

We never know when another snap lockdown is just around the corner. If you are buying or selling property anywhere in the country, you should have a Covid clause for deferring settlement in your agreement for sale and purchase. Unfortunately, this time around it has become clear that many Covid […] Read More›

Got a building project on the go and wondering whether the contract is OK to sign-off or not? You might be the contractor, or the principal (the site owner, or a contractor engaging a subbie). A lot of contracts come in a standard form – whether by Standards NZ, Registered […] Read More›

Deposit provisions in an ADLS Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate govern how a purchaser’s initial deposit that is paid in part satisfaction of the purchase price is handled, essentially providing a form of protection for the parties in an event of avoidance or cancellation of the agreement. […] Read More›

The changes to the Residential Tenancy Act have been significant over recent times. Some of the latest changes have incorporated new provisions about termination of tenancies including impacts on fixed term tenancies. In addition there are new restrictions on termination of periodic tenancies except in certain specific circumstances and generally […] Read More›