Tag Archives: Ross Dillon

Marcus appointed Convenor of NZLS Immigration Law Committee

Marcus Beveridge has been appointed as Convener of the New Zealand Law Society Immigration and Refugee Committee for the next two years.  To download a printable PDF of this post click here. To read more about Marcus click here. This Committee comprises 6 senior immigration lawyers based in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. As part of […]

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Contract Law and change

How to Vector change. Interpreting a written contract should be easy.   We can all read.  We have a reasonable level of comprehension.   A contract is recorded in writing so that everyone knows what their obligations are, and thus can perform them.   So why do so many cases before the Court call into question the meaning […]

Where there’s a Will, there’s a Relative – Deceased Estates

Life has two certainties, death and taxes.   Claims against estates are an inevitable consequence of the former, and that inevitability has lead over the years to a number of statutes that have clarified the rights to claim. In our latest post to the Law Library by Ross Dillon explores the some of the issues that […]

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Liquidation and Bad Debtors

Getting Paid – and “Unpaid” This week Queen City Law dispute resolution expert Ross Dillon discusses some aspects of getting paid by clients who have become bankrupt or getting paid by companies in liquidation. To read more about Ross click here. To download the complete article as a PDF click here. To explore other articles […]

What potential new Earthquake “Code Compliance” means to Building Owners

Are you a building owner worried about earthquake compliance? Ross Dillon has updated our property law library with a new article on the legal issues surrounding the ongoing questions about earthquake prone buildings. To read the full article as a pdf please click here. To read more about Ross Dillon click here. Queen City Law […]

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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 […]

Warning: Mortgagee Sales

  Last night Campbell Live looks at a poor family who entered into a mortgagee sale and got into such a mess that they are not camping in an uninsulated caravan on their new dream home while the previous owners refuse to leave.  Police refuse to help as they claim it is a civil matter. […]

The Rise of Look Through Companies

For a pdf version of the infosheet, please click here. What is it? A Look-Through Company (‘LTC’) is similar to a traditional limited liability company, however its income and losses are treated differently for tax purposes. The tax structure of an LTC allows the company to transfer income and expenditure to its shareholders directly. In […]