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Keeping our clients and community up-to-date and educated on all things legal is really important to us. Here you’ll find our columns and articles with topical legal news and helpful information, together with events in which we’re involved.

Hard Case

Our Director, Janice Hughes ditches the legalese in her ‘Hard Case’ column which features regularly in the Wanaka Sun newspaper. A popular read with the community since 2004, Janice brings readers a plain-speak commentary on late-breaking legal developments and an eclectic array of high-interest topics.

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In Brief

Aspiring Law Senior Associate Gillian Stuart shares must-know tips and advice on family law and asset protection.

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Heads Up

Property law rests on ever-shifting sands. Our Director Mike Toepfer helps keep readers abreast of the major moves in his regular missive, ‘Heads Up’. With more than 25 years of experience in residential and commercial property law, traversing standard transactions to complex development ventures, Mike shares his tips, knowledge and experience to give anyone with an interest in property, valuable insight.

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Biz Bites

Specially tailored for our business community, ‘Biz Bites’ is a regular feature we contribute to the Wanaka and Cromwell Chamber of Commerce’s e-newsletter. Highlighting the issues that matter to business, ‘Biz Bites’ provides owners and managers with important nuggets of information to consider and action.

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Throughout each year, our Aspiring Law team’s involved in a variety of business and community events and functions. We’re regularly invited to speak to business, interest and community groups, and we also hold seminars and talks ourselves, both for specific sectors and the general public. In this section you’ll find out about what we’ve been involved in and details of upcoming events.

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Latest Legal News

Browse our latest legal news section to find a host of articles and information on a wealth of topics which we update regularly.

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