Property Articles

NO ACCESS CLAUSE: What is a fair proportion?

New Zealand is nearly into its third week of the Alert Level 4 lockdown.  We hope that you are well and that you also enjoyed the Easter break. Building on our most recent update for commercial leases and COVID-19, you have likely now determined whether your lease...

COVID-19 – Landlords and Tenants of Commercial Leases

The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will certainly generate a number of unprecedented issues for both commercial landlords and tenants alike, particularly in consideration of the Level 4 State of Emergency lockdown. There is no general rule or stock-standard...

Chelsea Bay Residences

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...

Assignment of claims

A recent Court of Appeal decision has confirmed QCL’s continual advice to our clients that once you sell your property which was subject to a claim, you have crystallised your loss as being the change in value, not the cost of repair. The parties in Xu v IAG learnt...

Assignment of claims

A recent Court of Appeal decision has confirmed QCL’s continual advice to our clients that once you sell your property...

RLWT….WTF??

RLWT….WTF??

Thought you were all over the recent tax changes arising from the introduction of the bright line tax (aka capital...

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Tax Time

Tax Time

Introduced with effect from 1 October 2015 was the capital gains tax which according to our Prime Minister was not a...

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