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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. […]

March 2010 JJ appointed to ADLS Property Law Committee

John Jon , an Associate of Queen City Law , has been appointed to the Property Law Committee of the Auckland District Law Society for 2010 . This is a sound appointment QCL’s recent second place at the NZ Law Awards was very much attributable to JJ’s hard work. We are looking at continuing to […]

QCL lawyer off to Parliament

QCL’s senior associate Raymond Huo is packing his bags and heading off to Wellington after getting into Parliament as a Labour Party List MP on Saturday the 8th of November 2008. Raymond is Labour’s first Chinese MP and is Labour’s spokesperson for Statistics, Assoc Ethnic Affairs and Law Commission. Raymond will be much missed at […]

Immigration, property and commercial law.

Kia Ora, I am Marcus Beveridge LLB BA a NZ qualified lawyer and senior partner at Queen City Law. As one of NZ’s most high profile immigration lawyers who has probably acted on more successful NZ immigration applications than any other lawyer over the last 20 years; I am in a unique position to share […]

Premium Law Award 2007 Messages of Congratulations

Thanks everyone who offerd their congratulations to queen City Law for winning the 2007 Law Awards. Original scans of testimonials here : 2007 Law Award Emails of Congratulations From: GranCKenyon Well done Marcus and tearn! Grant Kenyon Divisional Director Private Bank Bank of New Zealand From: Peter McVann To: Marcus Beveridge Subject: RE: Hi Peter […]