Tag Archives: Commercial Lawyers

New Alcohol Legislation

Things you need to know about the new alcohol legislation. Want to apply/renew a liquor licence? The following are key aspects you need to know under the new laws when you apply for a liquor licence: The default maximum national trading hours are the hours from 8am to 4am the following day for an on-licence […]


Liquor Licensing Authority Submission

News from the Liquor Licensing Authority last week, Ross and Tom successfully advocating for liquor licence for Zeus Nightclub. Well done by the Queen City Law Commercial Team. There were 30 objectors however the submission went smoothly and Queen City Law expect the consent to be granted in full, the Zeus Nightclub will complete its fit-out and be […]

Debate of Draft Alcohol Plan Starts Today

  The liquor industry and health authorities will have a say on a controversial draft alcohol policy in Auckland from today. More than 400 of the 2688 submitters on the draft Auckland Council Local Alcohol Policy want to speak to the policy at a series of hearings, beginning today in central Auckland before moving to […]

Your business tax obligations – Starting Up

New Zealand comes in at third in the World Bank Doing Business rankings for the ease of doing business, and is number one in the world for ease of starting a new business. What makes it so straightforward? This week Queen City Law Tax expert Melinda Li explores your business tax obligations when you start […]

Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMCA) 2013

It could be the beginning of a new era for New Zealand’s Financial markets. This week Queen City Law commercial lawyer Tom Huang looks at the new FMCA 2013 as Phase 2 will come into effect on 1 December 2014 this year. Tom is passionate about business law including commercial transactions, property and construction law, […]

Useful Legal Checklists – Queen City Law Library

Do you have Enduring Powers of Attorney in place in case you lose capacity to handle your affairs? Have you appointed guardians for your children who are under 18 years of age? Is your mortgage is covered by appropriate Mortgage Insurance cover?Do you understand how your Superannuation Scheme works ? Queen City Law advises all […]

What is Intellectual property (IP) ?

Innovation, invention and creative solutions are driving forces behind some of the new bred of NZ businesses and small businesses.  Developing and managing your IP allows a business to align and focus its activities and enhance its competitiveness. IP protection is the foundation of creating a corporate identity through a branding strategy, negotiating licensing, franchising, […]