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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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Fineprint, Summer 2023, No 92

In this issue: 1 Two decades on: Proposed changes to the Retirement Villages Act 2003 2 What happens to your children when you separate? 3 Generative AI and copyright 4 Receivership, voluntary administration and liquidation 5 Postscript Read More...

Rural eSpeaking, Winter 2023, No 42

Welcome to the Winter 2023 edition of Rural eSpeaking. We hope you find all the content in this e-newsletter to be both interesting and useful. If you would like to talk further about any of the topics we have covered in this edition, or indeed on any other legal matter, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Read More...

Fineprint Newsletter Winter 2023. No 91

In this issue: 1 Land covenants: now commonplace in residential developments 2 Advance directives: right to choose your healthcare 3 School boards of trustees: significant obligations and responsibilities 4 Time changed to raise personal grievance for sexual harassment: extended to 12 months 5 Postscript Read More...

Making a Will

Ensure your assets and loved ones are protected by creating a Will. Discover the importance of making a Will, what you can include, who to appoint as executor and considerations for your funeral arrangements. Our experienced law firm is here to guide you through the process. Read More...

Employee or something else? Why it matters

Individuals or groups who claim to be employees, when their "employers" say they are not, is a contentious issue. Employees have rights that contractors and volunteers do not, such as annual leave, minimum wage, and personal grievances. Employers who classify workers incorrectly may face legal and financial consequences Read More...

Rural eSpeaking, Autumn 2023, No 41

Welcome to the Autumn 2023 edition of Rural eSpeaking. We hope you find all the content in Rural eSpeaking to be both useful and interesting. This issue is focussed on the effects of recent severe weather events, in particular the unwelcome visits of Cyclones Hale and Gabrielle, and how our readers in the rural sector can mitigate against the effects of these storms. Read More...

Fineprint Newsletter Autumn 2023. No 90

In this issue: 1 Keeping your employees during the ‘big quit’ 3 Guest editorial – Jan Thornborough: Intelligensia – Having a cyber resilient business 4 Bank of children – Children helping their parents 5 Driving on a limited licence 6 Postscript Read More...

Platinum Sponsor of Women and Business

Innes Dean are pleased to renew their sponsorship of WAB, a monthly networking event focussed on creating a supportive environment for businesswomen in the greater Manawatu region. Read More...