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The law is constantly changing. It’s one of the many reasons why our clients retain our services to keep a finger on the pulse for them. A rather significant change is coming into force next month. If you operate in the commercial space you need to be aware of changes to the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (Act).

These changes will consolidate and modernise New Zealand’s laws relating to contracts and sales.

What does the Act do?

The Act

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David Lyon hangs up his hat

Written By: Gerard Molloy

One of the true characters of the legal profession has called it a day. David Lyon retired from the firm he helped build, after 54 years practising law.

Way back in January 1957, David joined Reyburn McArthur and Boyes as a law clerk. Once he completed his law degree and was admitted to the bar on 29 March 1962, he joined a partnership that became Reyburn McArthur Boyes and Lyon.

In June 1978, David took a handful of his staff and

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With New Zealand’s over-heated property market, which is seeing $1m+ average house prices in Auckland, it’s harder than ever for new generations to get onto the property ladder. A lot of families are having to be creative, which is seeing more and more children turning to their parents for help.

Meet Art and Matilda, a young couple who are keen to buy their first home together. They have cut back on extravagances and have been saving hard, but don’t quite

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We live in a fast paced world, with a focus on today and the very near future. Which is why people rarely think seriously about their Will. We’re invincible and there will be a long term, right? Formalising your last wishes shouldn’t be an afterthought because anything can happen.

Let’s meet William. He’s 29 and loves to travel and surf. He has an amazing surfboard collection, and has been saving for a house. He also has $25,000 in his KiwiSaver

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