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Lawyers Palmerston North & Pahiatua

Our history in the Manawatu and Tararua Districts dates back to 1884. With offices in Palmerston North and Pahiatua our firm stands on a long tradition of high standards and sound legal advice.

Our size means that every one of our clients are dealt with on a professional, yet personal basis.

We are also a member of NZ Law, a New Zealand wide group of independent law firms, which gives us access to further specialist knowledge, enabling us to ensure you get the very best legal and practical advice, in any situation.

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When leasing a commercial property, who is responsible for the maintenance?

Who is responsible for maintenance when leasing a commercial property? The starting point when determining maintenance responsibilities under a commercial lease is to take a look at the existing Lease agreement between the tenant and landlord. Read More...

Rural eSpeaking, Spring 2018. No 27

We are all looking forward to the warmer weather, and good pasture and crop growth now that spring is upon us. Enjoy reading this edition of Rural eSpeaking. If you would like to talk further about any of the topics here, or of course any other legal matter, please contact us. Our details are above. Read More...

What is the “bright line” test and why does it exist?

The "bright line" test for residential property tax may affect you if you sell a property within a certain time period. Read on to discover the basics of the bright line tax and please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Read More...

The Importance of a Will

Although a sober topic, having a will in place is one of the most important things you can do to ensure your estate is taken care of in the event of your death. A will is a testament of your wishes as to how you wish your assets to be distributed. If you die without leaving a will, or your will is outdated, it can cause confusion and in some cases, conflict and/ or legal and financial difficulty amongst your family as to how to divide your estate. Read More...

Fineprint Newsletter Winter 2018

The Winter 2018 edition of our newsletter, Fineprint has interesting and enjoyable articles on Making sure your loved one is mentally capable when signing their will... Read More...

Sponsorship of Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre

Innes Dean Tararua Law is proud to announce our sponsorship of Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre. The local restoration centre works to restore the remaining indigenous forest of the area while also supporting and rehabilitating the local wildlife. Read More...

Rural eSpeaking, Autumn 2018, No 26

The Autumn 2018 edition of our regular farm-focussed e-newsletter, Rural eSpeaking, is availlable. We hope that you find the articles in Rural eSpeaking both interesting and useful. Inside: • Having your own terms of sale • Easements - get them right first time • Over the Fence: Minimum wge rates rise on 1 April - Stock movements: Gypsy Day approaching and Mycoplasma bovis - New milk cooling regulations - Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018: Changes afoot To talk further on any of the above topics, or indeed on any legal matter, please don't hesitate to be in touch with us. Read More...

Health & Safety Prosecutions

The amputation of part of a worker's hand caught in machinery meant a court case that had the potential to consider maximum fines of up to $3million. Do you need to review your safety compliance? Read More...