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Leasing During Lockdown - Morrison Kent

COVID-19 – Leases During Lockdown

March 24, 2020 | Erica Tromp

There is a lot of uncertainty out there. People are concerned about the health and safety of our communities and our country. People are also concerned about their businesses and what the...Read More

Sunset Clause - Morrison Kent Property Lawyers

What is a Sunset Clause?

February 13, 2020 | Tessa Doherty

What is a sunset clause you ask? A sunset clause is a condition included in a contract which provides that if a specified event has not occurred by a specific date, then either one or both parties...Read More

Your New Home - Morrison Kent Property Lawyers

KiwiBuild

November 14, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

The Government’s KiwiBuild scheme has launched intending to provide affordable new housing to first home buyers in New Zealand. The scheme is also available to previous homeowners who are in a...Read More

Rent Review - Property Lawyers

Rent reviews – How to avoid a costly exercise

November 11, 2019 | Erica Tromp

There are a variety of rent review mechanisms in leases – CPI adjustments, fixed percentage increases and market rent reviews. There are advantages and disadvantages to each approach. Market...Read More

Trusts and Estates advice | Morrison Kent Lawyers

What can you do if a trustee loses capacity?

September 3, 2019 | Laura McEwen

Trusts are a popular form of asset protection in New Zealand. According to Ministry of Justice data, there are over 300,000 trusts in New Zealand. However, as New Zealand’s ageing population...Read More

Residential Property Law | Article | Morrison Kent

The Golden Rule – Love Thy Neighbour

August 21, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Owning land is a fundamental part of the quintessential Kiwi dream. We want to be the king of our own castle. There is a common belief that we (within the limits of local authority regulations)...Read More