Tina Hwang and Max Shin of Queen City Law were invited to present a paper on “Emerging modern building concepts and off-site construction” at the Building and Construction Regulation and Law Conference 2019 organised by Conferenz.
Updates from the busy world of commercial, immigration and criminal law.
Queen City Law’s, Tina Hwang and Max Shin, have published an “Introduction to the Interplay Between Employment and Immigration Law” to Legalwise in anticipation of their presentation at the Immigration Law Conference that will be held at the Grand Mecure Auckland, on the 12 of November 2019.
Queen City Law Principal, Marcus Beveridge, has made comments for the Otago Daily Times surrounding the fire that has recently affected the SkyCity Convention Centre. To view this article, click here. “…there’ll be investigations into the blaze, which could see contractors heavily scrutinised…” Marcus Beveridge Principal © Queen City Law
Chelsea Bay Residences Queen City Law is proud to have provided all legal services to the developer, Maxiom, on this recently completed apartment development in Birkenhead, Northshore , Auckland. Chelsea Bay Residences enjoy stunning views of downtown Auckland. It comprises 56 apartments, 94 car parks and retail units over 6 levels. QCL legal services included […]
In April/May 2019, there were many legislative changes in employment, yet some people still appear to be oblivious to these changes. The main changes have been set out below for your reference. Domestic Violence Leave In April 2019, a completely new type of leave was introduced. Employers must now be aware of sensitivities in dealing […]
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“the Act”) is a growing learning curve for many. However, if the construction castor is not alive to the Act and their obligations, the lessons will come at a huge cost.
A number of major construction companies are collapsing lately including Mainzeal Property, Ebert Construction, Corbel Construction, and recently Arrow…
The Government has recently announced that minimum wages will increase to $17.70 an hour on 1 April 2019. We would assume that nobody in the construction sector is paying the minimum wage and therefore the labour force will remain unaffected. However, there will undoubtedly be flow-on affects including general rises in material and costs which […]
Recently, staff from Queen City Law attended a workshop with Immigration New Zealand (“INZ”) in regards to preparing and submitting “decision ready” visa applications under the partnership-based categories. The workshop was held in INZ’s Hamilton branch. The Hamilton branch primarily deal with on-shore partnership-based visa applications while off-shore applications are reviewed by branches in Manila, […]
Construction and Immigration: Smart plays in a tight environment Marcus Beveridge (Principal) and Tina Hwang (Associate) of Queen City Law have published an article for the latest issue of the Builders & Contractors Magazine. Issue #115 This article discusses how strategic employers within the construction industry should seek to utilize the Accredited Employer programme. Please […]