QCL Newsletter | Queen City Law https://queencitylaw.co.nz Leading Property and Immigration Lawyers Tue, 20 Oct 2015 21:29:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 https://queencitylaw.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/favicon-2.ico QCL Newsletter | Queen City Law https://queencitylaw.co.nz 32 32 Certificate of Acceptance https://queencitylaw.co.nz/certificate-of-acceptance/ Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:22:37 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=5919 What is a certificate of acceptance? In some circumstances a certificate of acceptance may be issued by your local Council for unconsented works that have been completed on your property if the Council is satisfied that those works comply with the building code. This certificate is issued only if the works comply with the building code […]

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Sports law – criminalising match-fixing in New Zealand https://queencitylaw.co.nz/sports-law-criminalising-match-fixing-in-new-zealand/ Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:15:06 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=5914 The impending arrival of two large-scale international competitions to our shores in 2015 (the Cricket World Cup and FIFA Under 20 World Cup) has brought into question whether New Zealand’s current legislation provides adequate tools to prosecute match-fixers. The recent revelations about former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent’s involvement in match-fixing have only served to draw further attention […]

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Neighbour law https://queencitylaw.co.nz/neighbour-law/ Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:30:19 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=5910 Disputes with neighbours can arise over many things; noise, fences, trees and animals etc. Ideally, you and your neighbour should be able to resolve any problem by discussing it and acting reasonably. However, if this is not possible, the law may be able to help resolve the matter. Encroachment When you purchased your property, your lawyer […]

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Protecting your trading name https://queencitylaw.co.nz/protecting-your-trading-name/ Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:50:29 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=5897 The reputation of your business may be its most valuable asset. You have worked hard to develop your brand, so it makes sense that you also know how to protect it. In New Zealand you can call your business anything you like. That name is known as a Trading Name. Trading Names are not registered, […]

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Newsletter May 2014 – July 2014 https://queencitylaw.co.nz/newsletter-may-2014-july-2014/ Tue, 13 May 2014 09:23:36 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=5307 Inside This Edition Consumer Law Reform – what does it mean for you? Selling and buying goods internationally, Ensuring it’s a first house and not a P house,Changes to the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and more Snippets All information in this newsletter is to the best of the authors’ knowledge true and accurate. […]

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QCL Newsletter December 2013 https://queencitylaw.co.nz/qcl-newsletter/ Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:15:53 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=4711 The latest Queen City Law newsletter is now out. As we head into Christmas Queen City Law want to wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday Season. This issue of the newsletter contains informative articles on DIY and the law, Extended Warranties and the Consumer Act, Construction Contracts, The Americas Cup Legal Battle and other […]

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QCL Newsletter July to August 2013 – Is Your Will Valid? Don’t Get Caught Out https://queencitylaw.co.nz/is-your-will-valid/ Mon, 05 Aug 2013 18:33:06 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=4013 Here is a copy of our latest newsletter. This issue includes a look at The Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003 (GCSB Act 2003), an overview of why you need a shareholders agreement when going into business, an examination of the Employment Relations Amendment bill and estate planning. To download this newsletter as a PDF, […]

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Queen City Law appoints a new Senior Associate https://queencitylaw.co.nz/queen-city-law-appoints-a-new-senior-associate/ Sat, 01 Jun 2013 03:49:37 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=3598 Queen City Law is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Senior Associate in Auckland, effective 1 June. “We are delighted to announce that John Jon is now a Senior Associate of Queen City Law. JJ has strong relationships with some of our most significant clients, and is known as a savvy, commercially-focused and […]

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Food Standards https://queencitylaw.co.nz/food-standards/ Tue, 21 May 2013 00:55:43 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=3463 To download the latest infosheet on food standards, click here. FOOD STANDARDS The Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act (‘the Act’) was passed into law in 1991. The purpose of the Act was to ensure a high standard of public health protection throughout Australia and New Zealand by means of the establishment and operation of […]

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QCL Newsletter May to July 2013 https://queencitylaw.co.nz/qcl-newsletter-may-to-july-2013/ Tue, 21 May 2013 00:44:01 +0000 http://queencitylaw.co.nz/?p=3457 Here is a copy of our latest newsletter. It includes the latest on home insurance, the law commission review of the news media, leases, relationship property after death, information on the new Psychoactive Substance Bill and Trustees vs Executor. To download this, please click here. HOMEOWNER BEWARE! For most homeowners in New Zealand, their home […]

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