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Melinda Li

Cross lease titles, why they are not so simple

Cross lease titles were invented to get around the minimum area rate and subdivision restrictions on certain types of smaller subdivisions. Subsequently, there are now a big number of properties on the property market that are cross lease properties. QCL Lawyer Melinda Li talks through Cross lease title issues and why they are not so […]

The things you need to know about getting a divorce in New Zealand

How do I get divorced in New Zealand? This is unfortunately a question some of us will have to ask this year. In 2013 8,279 married couples were granted divorces in New Zealand so about 9.4 divorces for every 1,000 estimated existing marriages. The only ground for a divorce in NZ is that your marriage has broken down […]

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Unexpected Visitors – The Taxmen Cometh

At Queen City Law we focus on understanding our clients and the legal issues they face, then work with the client to develop a strategic plan for the best possible outcome. When you are dealing with the tax department this can yield good returns as the IRD in New Zealand has far reaching powers. From recent […]

Taxing Land in New Zealand

  New Zealand is a beautiful country and increasingly people from overseas and cities within NZ are retiring to the country. In buying large blocks of rural or city fringe land owners become liable for property taxes. This week Queen City Law tax team specialist Brett Carpenter looks at some aspects of NZ property Law. Queen […]

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 […]

Queen City Expands The Team

Queen City Law are delighted to welcome a new member to the team, Melinda Li. Melinda is fluent in both Mandarin and English. Melinda completed her Bachelor of Laws degree in China before she moved to NZ in 2003. She completed her Master of Laws degree at Canterbury University and was admitted to the NZ […]

Taxing Land in NZ

New Zealand is a beautiful country and increasingly people from overseas and cities within NZ are retiring to the country. In buying large blocks of rural or city fringe land owners become liable for property taxes. New Zealand – Property Guides and Articles on Property and Property taxes are available in our Law Library here. Queen City Law have […]