Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution

The Court of Appeal recently released a judgment concerning the scope of a restraint of trade clause, following the sale of a business. 

Have you recently purchased a vehicle that has turned out to be a lemon? You may have more protection than you think.

Being arrested or summonsed to Court can be a life-changing process. Having to navigate an unfamiliar process and make decisions, often under time pressure and sometimes with public scrutiny, is hugely stressful. 

A new law has come in affecting how creditors can take enforcement steps against borrowers and guarantors of farm debts.

A recent court decision gives trustees guidance on two factors that can be considered by trustees when making distributions to beneficiaries.

On 2 November 2021, Parliament passed the COVID-19 Response (Management Measures) Legislation Act 2021. The legislation inserts provisions regarding an implied term for commercial leases in the Property Law Act 2007.

We have been acting for both businesses and consumers dealing with consumer issues arising from COVID-19.

The New Zealand Ministry of Health has created a “COVID Immunisation Register”.

Holland Beckett Law is proud to present the seminar "Getting Ready for the Season" in conjunction with professional rider, Lucy Olphert.

Many small companies – especially family-owned or “owner/operator” businesses – have the same directors and shareholders. In these companies, it is common practice for shareholders to have a “shareholder current account”, also referred to as “drawings”.