News

News

Stay up to date

News

Stay up to date

Haigh Lyon has expanded the litigation service available to its clients.

Nathan Batts has recently returned to our litigation team as a Senior Associate and is an experienced advocate. He has previously represented both the Crown and regulatory bodies in serious and complex prosecutions and enforcement action and has also acted for defendants in such proceedings.

As a result, we can now be of particular assistance to companies and individuals facing enforcement action from regulators involved with business operations as

Read More

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 was passed late last year, introducing a number of employment law changes aimed to restore protections for employees and strengthen the role of collective bargaining in the workplace. You may be surprised to find you are already familiar with many of the changes as they turn the law back to how it was as recently as 2015.

The 90 day trial period is now restricted to businesses with less than 20 employees. This change

Read More

Recent Changes to Property Laws

Written By: Property Team

A number of substantial changes to property laws this year have affected our clients and how we practice conveyancing. Before you look to expand your property portfolio, move house, or take your first step onto the property ladder, you should be aware of these changes and the impact they may have on your ability to succeed in the property market. These changes fall into four main areas:

  • Restriction on foreign ownership of property
  • Extension of the bright-line rule, affecting
Read More

Haigh Lyon Celebrates 90 Years

Written By: Rob Wills

September marked the firm’s 90th anniversary and a function was held at the Northern Club to celebrate this monumental milestone.

Staff and friends of the firm were joined by distinguished members of the Judiciary and the Bar. Former partner and retired Chief Judge of the Employment Court Graeme Colgan gave an engaging overview of the history of the firm, touching on notable alumni including former Prime Minister David Lange, retired Judge Coral Shaw, Judge Richard Earwaker, the late John Haigh

Read More