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Merry Christmas 2011

QUEEN CITY LAW wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and all the best for the new year. We are hoping that 2012 will be an exciting year. Many of our staff are offshore – USA, Korea , China,Australia and elsewhere. Safe travels and happy camping everyone. We are also thinking of throwing another jolly office party […]

2011 in Review for Queen CIty Law

Queen City Law was thrilled to win NZ Property and Construction Law Firm of the Year in November which we hold through till November 2012.The firm has won this award since 2008 so must be doing something right. Brad competed for NZ at an international kick boxing tournament in Europe in November. Marcus won Gold […]

Softball Playing Lawyer is Legend in His Own Lunchbox

Article in NZ Lawyer Softball-playing lawyer is legend in his own lunch box Download PDF Here Softball legend in own lunchbox Nov 2011 MARCUS BEVERIDGE, principal of Queen City Law, played short stop and second base for the 3 Rings Softball Team, which won the Gold Medal at the South Island Masters Games in Nelson […]

Immigrating from Japan to NZ – Retirement

Retiring to the country-side is a common trend in New Zealand. The buoyant agricultural economy, working remote, vibrant lifestyle scene, farmers markets, and a commuter population that are willing to travel further to work. As broadband rolls out into rural areas of NZ this trend will continue. Many in New Zealand who retire to the […]

Queen City Law 2011 Winner: Prendos Property & Construction Law Award.

On November 11, 2011 the Law Awards ceremony was at the brand new venue – Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre. John Campbell returned as our Master of Ceremonies. Queen City Law was judged Winner: Queen City Law of the Prendos Property & Construction Law Award. QCL won the Prendos Property and Construction Law Award at the NZ Law Awards last […]

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Softball Masters Gold

Marcus is pleased to advise that his team took gold at the SI Softball Masters last weekend in beautiful Nelson. Given his team contained a number of leading Black Sox players it might not have been surprising that the 3 rings team took gold the same day the ABs wiped out the Ozzies. Marty Grant […]

Jan Chen joins QCL Oct 2010

Jan Chen has joined our firm in October 2010. Fresh from Auckland Law School Jan is fluent in both English and Chinese. QCL is picking up increasing amounts of work from Chinese investors both in New Zealand and offshore and plans to continue to grow this side of its practice. Jans profile in both English […]

Gift Duty Abolished

10/10/2011 The Gift Duty was lifted. The burden of gift duty that cost New Zealanders $70 million a year to comply with for a tax haul of only about a million dollars annually was today lifted off New Zealanders’ shoulders. ‘The law removing it was passed in August and came into effect today, and is […]

QCL Speakers at NZ Law Conferences

QCL has been busy presenting papers at recent NZ Legal Conferences. Brad presented in August on Immigration Law changes at a recent Lexis Nexis Immigration Law Conference and Tina and Marcus presented in September at the 9th Annual Construction Law Conference on Building Act 2004 Amendments and in particular on Build it Right First Time. […]