In its latest Te Aka Kōrero newsletter, the Commission says the Class Actions and Litigation Funding review was put on hold in 2018. This was due to the reallocation of staff to complete the priority request from the Minister regarding abortion law reform.
The bill’s purpose is to protect children from the harm associated with second-hand smoke and support New Zealand’s responsibilities to protect children’s health and wellbeing under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Hambleton is an associate at O’Neill Devereux, a Dunedin-based firm that specialises in assisting clients buy and sell property throughout New Zealand. Hambleton was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in 1999 after graduating from Otago University. She also completed a graduate diploma in child advocacy in 2007 and specialises in family law.
This month in law we’ll review the latest breaches in employment law (because there’s always at least one!), look into some crackdowns around the country, and review the Employment Relations Amendment Act that comes into effect this year. Holiday Act Breaches Unfortunately, we can’t go a month without some company or business breaching employment law. […]
Craig Tuck, founder and director of LawAid International Chambers based in Tauranga, this week confirmed his involvement, saying he was with the WikiLeaks founder in London for meetings prior to Christmas 2018.
A statutes amendment bill is an omnibus bill that seeks to amend various statutes and is designed to provide a legislative vehicle for technical, short, and non-controversial amendments to existing legislation.
In a decision released by the Blenheim District Court, Crafar Crouch Construction (Picton) Ltd was ordered to pay a fine of $351,563 and reparations of $177,735 following the fatal incident in June 2017.
While there are a variety of debt recovery mechanisms in place under New Zealand law, these are not always effective against bodies corporate. Creditors will be familiar with the presumption of insolvency that can trigger liquidation when a statutory demand is left unsatisfied. However, this type of action is not available against bodies corporate because […]
To create the platform for AdviSME, Tompkins Wake worked with Imagimation School, a digital learning and innovation workplace. Using Imagimation’s AI tool and Tompkins Wake’s legal expertise, they have created the Business Healthcheck along with a suite of automated legal documents powered by Automio, aimed at SMEs. Human backup comes from a team of expert […]
The Ministry of Law, Law Society of Singapore, Enterprise Singapore, and Infocomm Media Development Authority have launched a new program called “Tech-celerate for Law,” which will reimburse some costs paid by Singapore law practices for technology services.