Tag Archives: disputes

How to resolve civil disputes

An Introduction to Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Did you enter into a contract (written or oral) and encounter problems? Did things go bad at a cost? Was there a disagreement over the parties’ obligations or duties? Did the other side fail to action what they are meant to under the contract? If so, there […]

The things you need to know about getting a divorce in New Zealand

How do I get divorced in New Zealand? This is unfortunately a question some of us will have to ask this year. In 2013 8,279 married couples were granted divorces in New Zealand so about 9.4 divorces for every 1,000 estimated existing marriages. The only ground for a divorce in NZ is that your marriage has broken down […]

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What does it all mean? – Contracts

It is hot, it is Summer and there is plenty of time to lie on the beach and think about things, but what does it all mean? This week Ross Dillon looks at how disputes arise. He has specialized in dispute resolution and has a reputation for forging successful resolutions in even the most bitter […]

Law and Physics

  E = mc² Have you ever wondered what that actually means? Energy = mass multiplied by the speed of light, squared.  The speed of light is 299,792.458 kilometres per second (or about a billion kilometres per hour).   When you square a number you multiply it by itself. So the speed of light squared is […]

Taxing Land in New Zealand

  New Zealand is a beautiful country and increasingly people from overseas and cities within NZ are retiring to the country. In buying large blocks of rural or city fringe land owners become liable for property taxes. This week Queen City Law tax team specialist Brett Carpenter looks at some aspects of NZ property Law. Queen […]

Taxing Land in NZ

New Zealand is a beautiful country and increasingly people from overseas and cities within NZ are retiring to the country. In buying large blocks of rural or city fringe land owners become liable for property taxes. New Zealand – Property Guides and Articles on Property and Property taxes are available in our Law Library here. Queen City Law have […]

Tax Residency

Are you assessable for tax on worldwide income or only on New Zealand-sourced income? A new Interpretation Statement has been issued by IRD with effect from 1 April 2014 and this weeks blog comes from newly arrived Queen City Law team member Brett Carpenter; explores the implications of this new statement. Brett Carpenter is a […]

Welcome Jack Cheng to Queen City Law

Queen City Law are delighted to welcome a new member to the team, Jack Cheng. Jack has been practising as a Barrister Sole since 2002 and has worked as a barrister at one of the most prestigious barristers chambers in Auckland. Over the years Jack has accumulated considerable experience in the field of criminal law […]

Client Care Library Updated

Queen City Law has recently updated the Client Care library. All Queen City Law whitepaper articles, info-sheets and checklists are available for download as PDFs Visit our Online Law Library to help you with your online legal research. Freshly updated PDFs include: Client Care Information You Should Know Contains terms and conditions of legal engagement […]