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Trusts and Estates - Morrison Kent Lawyers

A New Era For Trusts

October 8, 2019 | Natalie Smith

The long-awaited Trusts Bill is now the Trusts Act 2019 (“the Act”), having passed into law on 30 July 2019. Anyone involved with a trust now has until 30 January 2021 to prepare for the...Read More

Employment Law | Workplace Bullying

Bullying – The Complaint Process (Part 2)

September 23, 2019 | Caroline Rieger

We recently published an article discussing the workplace bullying culture within high profile organisations in New Zealand and provided information to employers on how best to protect themselves...Read More

Employment Law Seminar - Workplace Wellbeing

How to Enhance Workplace Wellbeing & Performance

September 17, 2019 | Caroline Rieger

Morrison Kent, in collaboration with Umbrella Wellbeing, presents "How to Enhance Workplace Wellbeing and Performance - Plus the legal implications of not doing so!". Please note the change in...Read More

Bullying in the Workplace | Employment Law

Bullying – Not just in the Police (Part 1)

September 12, 2019 | Caroline Rieger

This week, “Bullying in the Police” has made headlines across New Zealand after allegations of a widespread bullying culture, led by senior staff members. These allegations may be shocking to...Read More

Trusts and Estates advice | Morrison Kent Lawyers

What can you do if a trustee loses capacity?

September 3, 2019 | Laura Blumenthal

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