Buyer beware: Changes to standard Sale and Purchase Agreement

Vendors and buyers take note, changes have occurred to the standard Sale and Purchase Agreement form used by most agents and lawyers when buying or selling property.  … Read More

Changes proposed to the Residential Tenancies Act

Change is coming for the 1.5 million people currently renting their home in New Zealand. Amendments proposed to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) will put more power in the hands of tenants. The RTA is the primary piece of law governing landlords and tenants renting houses in New Zealand. … Read More

Employment law: what’s ahead in 2020?

This newsletter wraps up the progression of several key pieces of employment legislation in 2019, what’s ahead in 2020, and what it all means for employers.… Read More

WRMK Lawyers congratulates two new Senior Lawyers

Congratulations to Chloe Davenport and Nicola Hartwell on their promotions to Senior Lawyer, effective 1 December 2019.  … Read More

WRMK Lawyers shines at the 2019 NZ Law Awards

WRMK Lawyers has scooped a haul of awards at the 2019 NZ Law Awards, held on 21 November at the Cordis in Auckland.… Read More

Time’s up for “free” compulsory overtime

A recent court decision has confirmed that overtime compensation applies to any employment agreement where an employee is “required” to work overtime. … Read More

A great treat for Halloween: helping Northland kids fight cancer

WRMK Lawyers was delighted to support the Countdown Kids Appeal Quiz Night on 31 October. Decorated in a suitably spooky theme, the fun evening raised over $1,000 to help fund … Read More

Fresh feedback needed on freshwater plan

It’s not too late to have your say on the Government’s Essential Freshwater Package – the deadline for submissions has been extended to 31 October.… Read More

WRMK Lawyers in the running for three NZ Law Awards

The firm is in the running for Mid-size Law Firm of the Year, Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year and Employer of Choice (less than 50 employees).… Read More

Town meets country

WRMK Lawyers was delighted to support Ag Proud NZ in bringing town and country together at Laurie Hall Park in Whangarei, on Friday 13 October.… Read More

Working mums (and dads) – what are my rights?

Returning to work after a period of parental leave can be daunting. Under the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act new mums and dads are entitled to a range of leave entitlements.… Read More

Why you need a will – done the right way

Around 1500 people in New Zealand die every year without a will. This guide sets out the what, why and how of making a will.… Read More

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