Employment update: COVID-19 – What employers need to know

If your business has suffered an actual loss, or prospective downturn, you might be looking at temporary or longer-lasting options. This note sets out some high-level guidance on the most common questions our clients are asking.… Read More

I want out! What you need to know to get a divorce

The process you’ll need to follow to formally and legally separate from your ex-partner will depend on whether you are legally married or in a civil union, or in a de facto relationship.… Read More

2019 Hospice House Tour a success

WRMK Lawyers was delighted to support the 2019 Girls Club Hospice House Tour.… Read More

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 was delighted to support the Countdown Kids Appeal Quiz Night on 31 October 2019, fundraising for equipment for Whangarei Hospital’s whanau house.… 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

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