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Congratulations Lisa Harrow ONZM

Queen City Law are delighted to see Lisa Harrow has been included in the 2015 New Years honours list. Lisa was made an OFFICER OF THE NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT (ONZM) We applaud the award for Lisa as a dedicated supporter of the dramatic arts and an outstanding actress Lisa Harrow is also a client […]

QCL Early Christmas Party

Last week QUEEN CITY LAW got its Xmas party and lunch done and  dusted. Known as first movers QCL got a march on the Christmas festivities and are now ready to do the heavy lifting for you as deals are done and disputes are resolved before the new year. The firm spent a few hours shooting […]

What’s really going on in Auckland’s CBD? – Chinese Investment

A new wave of Chinese investors hit town. If Winston knew what has been going on in downtown Auckland over the last 12 months or so who knows he may have won the election! Deals in the pipeline or in some cases already settled in Auckland City indicate that the Chinese appetite for property has […]

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Marcus Beveridge comments on Dotcom Deportation

This week Marcus was asked to comment on the Dotcom deportation case for Radio New Zealand. Kim Dotcom did not declare a conviction for dangerous driving on his application for New Zealand residency even though he had pleaded guilty to the charge eight months earlier. The conviction was entered in September 2009 under the name […]

A surprising map of the countries that are most and least welcoming to foreigners

Contained in the new World Economic Forum report on global tourism, is data from 140 countries estimating the attitude of each countries’ population toward foreign visitors. The results, mapped out above, seem significant beyond just tourism. Red countries are less welcoming to foreign visitors, according to the data; blue countries are more welcoming. To read the full […]

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Home ownership dream fading

In New Zealand national house prices have jumped by $30,000 in the last year. A new Auckland Council report maps the rise in Auckland house prices over the last 15 years and relative deterioration in affordability for first-home buyers. To read the full story by Lane Nichols in the NZ Herald click here. “The share […]

Warnings to be wary of get-rich-quick property investment schemes

Recent NZ Herald article By Susan Edmunds looked at  how the rate of the nation’s property market growth has also led to an increase in the number of companies offering to show newbie investors how to make their fortunes. Some claim investors will be able to substitute their incomes within a matter of years, retire young on […]

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Alex Thebault – September 2014 Testimonial

Alex Thebault We are happy to recommend your services. Also we wanted to express out our gratitude to all your team for exceptional services provided to our clients. You guys have been able to deal successfully with clients based overseas, thanks Queen City Law. Alex THEBAULT Consultant Domaines NZ Ltd

The New Zealand Law Society Law Reform Committee

Marcus attended the NZLS Law Reform annual meeting at NZLS in Wellington in his capacity as Convenor of the NZLS Immigration Committee this week. . ” It was really insightful to learn so much about Select Committee processes and also observe some senior speakers on a range of topics. Its actually unbelievable how much work […]

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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 […]