What if you have children from a previous relationship? You may want to provide for your children in your Will, but also wish to make sure your new partner is looked after.

Family Law

Surrogacy is an arrangement which enables couples to conceive when they are experiencing hardship conceiving themselves.  What many people are not aware of is the legal implications surrounding surrogacy.

With our borders opening up again, the lure of hopping on a flight that lasts more than 2 hours is strong. Regardless if you are packing your bags for two weeks or two years, there are several things you should consider before you get to that boarding gate.

This concept provides some security to the purchaser, by requiring the vendor to bear the risk in respect of matters warranted at the date of the agreement, and those that are applicable before or after settlement.

The Fair Pay Agreements Bill was introduced to Parliament on 29 March 2022. The Bill proposes a statutory framework for collective bargaining for Fair Pay Agreements.

遗嘱或许是一个人死后留下的最重要的文件。新西兰每年约有 1,500 人在没有遗嘱的情况下死亡。

Without a Will to guide what you want to happen with your assets, the law decides who will receive your assets and in what proportions.

Holland Beckett

Following recent announcements by the Government, we no longer require staff, visitors or contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to visit our offices.

From 4 April 2022, COVID-19 Government vaccine mandates will be removed for many workers around New Zealand, including for those working in education, Police and Defence Force. However, Government mandates will remain in place for workers in health and disability, aged care, prison and border work, with some narrowing (to be advised). 

Holland Beckett Law are delighted to announce the promotion to partnership of two of its associates, Leesa Speed and Georgina Smith, effective from April 1st.

The Ministry for the Environment is consulting on four amendments to regulations that support the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).