Tag Archives: Tina Hwang

Mortgage checklist (things you should know before signing any bank loan documents)

Property Lawyer Tina Hwang at Queen City Law has recently updated our Mortgage checklist. The Checklist is available for download as a pdf here. You can find many more useful legal resources, infosheets and checklists in our Law Library. Lets look at the things you should know before signing any bank loan documents. In signing […]

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Residential Construction Agreements- things to watch out for!

Residential Construction has often thrown up difficult problems in NZ property law. Contracts and Agreements are widely used and tested in court making most problems expensive, stressful, and slow to resolve. This week Tina Hwang, Queen City Law Construction lawyer, examines some of the upcoming changes that will be brought to bear by The Building […]

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How can I use my KiwiSaver for a first-home withdrawal?

Are you buying your first home? Do you have a KiwiSaver account?  You may qualify for a KiwiSaver first-home withdrawal! If you have been KiwiSaver member for more than 3 years, you maybe able to withdraw your savings, your employer’s contributions and all returns (government contributions (including the $1,000.00 starter) will NOT be paid out […]

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 […]

Common Dangers for Property Sellers

“Common Dangers for Property Sellers” is the latest article by Auckland Property Law expert Tina Hwang uploaded to the Queen City Law Property Library. Selling a property can be very stressful for a vendor so here are 10 key points to look out for. Tina is a key component of Queen City Law’s property law team […]

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 […]

FYI: Caution needed when attempting to assign insurance rights

We received the following notice from the Property Law Section/ NZ Law Society: 16 July 2012 As you know, the section wrote to Vero, IAG and Southern Response last week, to clarify the insurers’ approach to the assignment of claim entitlements in a property sale.  We are aware of an emerging practice where some insurers […]

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Fourth International Construction Law Conference

(MELBOURNE, 6 – 8 MAY 2012) FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION LAW CONFERENCE MELBOURNE, 6 – 8 MAY 2012 “CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION PREPARATION – PROTECTING THE PRINCIPAL WITHOUT BEING UNFAIR TO THE CONTRACTOR” DEREK S FIRTH COMMERCIAL BARRISTER, CHARTERED ARBITRATOR AND ADJUDICATOR AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND ABSTRACT Many project construction disputes have their origin in:  inadequate initial design; […]

Korea Town Article on Tina Hwang

Check out our rising star Tina Hwang gracing the cover of the latest issue of The Korea Town. There is a super article on Tina for Korean readers. The Korea Town has been published in New Zealand since 1993. They cover all over Auckland and Major Cities in New Zealand. The full article can be […]

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Tina Hwang – residential property, commercial property, construction and litigation specialist

Tina has updated her profile, Queen City Law thinks Tina has a very bright future in the law. Tina read for and completed her LLB (honours) degree at the University of Auckland , finishing her professional legal studies with IPLS.  Admitted as an Officer of the High Court of New Zealand in March 2010, Tina is […]

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