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Subdivision Process and Unit Title Process – whats involved

Queen City Law have uploaded two new documents to the Construction and Residential Property Library. If you are considering subdividing your property then the process below will give you an idea of what is involved and role of the surveyor. The second document explores the process of Unit titles and what is involved in the […]

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A Basic Introduction to Employment Law in New Zealand

Individual based relationships are now the centre of employment law in New Zealand. Queen City Law, employment law specialist Tina Hwang recently gave a very informative address to the Korean Union Group on Employment Law & Union Law in NZ. Tina’s address includes a detailed legislative background. To download a PDF of the full article […]

Immigration to New Zealand: Checklists & Immigration Library.

The QCL Immigration Law Library has a number of very usefull documents, infosheets and checklists to help you prepare for immigration to New Zealand. We have recently reloaded two infosheets that were first published in 2011 but are still good guides for migrants coming to New Zealand. QCL Infosheet – Immigrating to NZ Queen City […]

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Can I sponsor my parents for residency in New Zealand?

If you have held your residence visa for at least 3 years, you may be eligible to sponsor your parents for residency.Your parents must also meet the following criteria: Good health; Good character; No dependent children; English language requirements, or pre-purchase English tuition; Either Tier 1 or Tier 2 requirements (see below). All applicants must […]

Has your visa expired? You can request a new visa under section 61 of the Immigration Act 2009.

  My visa expired what do I do?  It can be tricky for those on student visas and those on work visas to know what to do next. In New Zealand you can request a new visa under section 61 of the Immigration Act 2009. Once your visa has expired, you are considered to be […]

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Leaky Building Purchasers

Queen City Law have published a new article to the Law Library by Ross Dillon This time dispute resolution specialist Ross Dillon has explored a very unfortunate case for Auckland property buyers. Buying houses in New Zealand can harbour unseen dangers as a decade of leaky building claims has shown. Nationally the cost of leaky […]

NZLS PLS Best Practice Guide – Property Information Packs

This Guide has been prepared jointly between the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society and the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand to assist lawyers and real estate licensees in addressing some of the practical difficulties that may arise from the Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal’s decision in LB and QB v […]

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