An outline of some recent legal cases with which we have been involved is presented here, to enable you to appreciate the range and diversity of the activities we undertake on behalf of our clients:

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Law firms join
26th August 2019

Two of Gisborne’s oldest law firms will become one on 1 October.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML/CFT Act)
28th February 2019

The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 ("the Act") came in to effect in 2013 and is...

Family protection claims - Can the Family Court deal with family protection claims affecting Maori land? The case said "Yes".
Agreement to take Maori land for road - the Maori Appellate Court held that such agreement needs to be confirmed by the Maori Land Court.
Landlord and tenant waiver by forfeiture. High Court decision.Further case (same parties) – Relief against forfeiture.
Treaty of Waitangi claims - ongoing