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QCL Finalists for 2015 NZ Law Awards

In November the NZ Law Awards for 2015 will be announced and Queen City Law is proud to yet again be a finalist in the Prendos New Zealand Property and Construction Specialist Law Firm of the Year category. We would like to thank you all for your invaluable support and confirm that we are always committed to delivering excellent […]

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Queen City Law – Property Developments.

Queen City Law are pleased to announce some changes in how we list our properties for sale and how we present our off market listings. We are currently migrating listings and property tools and information to a new website exclusively dedicated to the Queen City law property team. Follow our lawyers here as they present, […]

New Building regulations come into force from New Year's Day

From today, builders will have to provide customers with written contracts and a list of their relevant skills and experience before they start work. The change applies to jobs worth more than $30,000, and those flouting the new rules face fines of $500. Builders must hand over a contract with all the details of warranties and […]

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Queen City Law – Construction Law Firm of the Year – New Zealand

Queen City Law has been awarded the 2014 Construction Law Firm of the Year – New Zealand. Queen City Law is a law firm specialising in commercial, property, property development, litigation and immigration law. We caught up with Marcus Beveridge, Principal, to find out more about how the firm is excelling in a competitive environment. Queen […]

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Pro​jects not yet un​der way could strug​gle come sale time according to an article by Cather​ine Har​ris for the Sunday Star Times on 30 Nov 2014. Read the full article here or read more of Marcus Beveridge’s comments on development in the Auckland CBD in his recent commentary here. The Sunday Star Times goes on to suggest fresh for​eign in​vest​ment in […]

Queen City Expands The Team

Queen City Law are delighted to welcome a new member to the team, Melinda Li. Melinda is fluent in both Mandarin and English. Melinda completed her Bachelor of Laws degree in China before she moved to NZ in 2003. She completed her Master of Laws degree at Canterbury University and was admitted to the NZ […]

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NZ Clarifies GST Rules For Bodies Corporate

New changes to body corporate rules will be a change worth noting for landlords and unit owners. Queen City Law are very experienced in dealing with body corporates if you have any other questions don’t hesitate to contact one of our team. New Zealand’s Revenue Minister, Todd McClay, has announced his intention to clarify through […]

QCL Real Estate and Property Development Services – beyond 2014

Queen City Law is uniquely positioned to provide this service to a number of carefully targeted vendors mainly in Auckland some of whom we enjoy a 20+ year relationship with. A significant amount of the property we are mandated to provide real estate services on is off market and may not be in the public […]

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Fresh attempt to build 5-star Dunedin hotel

Details of the agreement signed by the Dunedin City Council and Betterways Advisory Ltd were unveiled yesterday by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull, Betterways director Steve Rodgers and council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose.  A new version of Dunedin’s controversial waterfront hotel could be unveiled before the end of the year, after the developer struck a […]

Elliot Tower Design Report Released by Auckland Council

  Paul Brown, architect of the hotel, shopping, cinema and apartment 52-level NDG Auckland Centre, has developed plans to plant on some levels and said the tower would mirror its bigger neighbour, providing a double image of the city’s tallest structure.  In his design report to the council, Mr Brown told how levels within the […]