August 27, 2021

COVID-19 – Commercial Leases

With the country being plunged into a level 4 lockdown again, most landlords and tenants will recall the uncertainty that followed when the country was put […]
January 28, 2021

Privacy Law Update

Introducing… the Privacy Act 2020 Did you know that the Privacy Act has changed? As of 1st December, the Privacy Act 2020 has now come into […]
July 22, 2020

Paying Staff Under the Table?

Wakefields Lawyers understands the challenges that come with running your own business, particularly when you get busy enough to start thinking about taking on staff. Employing […]
May 13, 2020

Know what you don’t know – and get help!

We’ve been helping a number of employee clients recently, with a worrying theme running through many of their claims that their employer simply didn’t know what […]
February 11, 2019

New Zealand’s Long Term Skills Shortage

IMPORTANT: From June 2018, there have been changes to the work visa system, leaving skills shortages to not be relevant anymore. Please check out the Wakefields […]
July 30, 2018
Crosslease housing

Cross Lease – What Exactly Is This?

  Now that the worst of winter seems to have passed and the property market is heating back up, it’s time to look at one of […]
July 30, 2018
Possible Consequences for Commercial Tenants

Possible Consequences for Commercial Tenants

  There is a massive accounting change on the horizon that will have significant adverse implications on many commercial tenants and the way they view the […]
July 30, 2018
Should you Meth Test?

Buying Property – Should You Meth Test?

Have you been thinking about purchasing property? Have you heard any of the media buzz around methamphetamine contamination testing or seen advertisements from any companies offering […]
July 29, 2018
Importing Staff

Ever Considered Importing Your Staff?

  With applications for labour-market-tested work visas often taking 60 days or more to process and continuing low unemployment, it’s timely to consider whether becoming an […]