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‘Our articles’ contains the many articles our lawyers write for numerous publications. ‘Firm news’ contains general news about Heaney & Partners or our team. ‘In the media’ is where we have links to stories from around New Zealand that we think our clients will find interesting.

 

EMPLOYER WINS!

An employer must have genuine reasons based on reasonable grounds for proposing a fixed term arrangement. Paul Robertson considers a recent case.

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THOSE TRICKY BUILDING CONSENTS

Exemptions, exceptions and alphabet soup. Sarah Macky talks about why it's a good not to forget about the durability requirements exception to building work.

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NINETY DAYS AND YOU ARE OUT

The Employment Relations Authority recently took a tough approach when a teacher delayed too long before raising a personal grievance.

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WHEN IS A MAN'S BOAT HIS CASTLE?

Sometimes the simplest questions prove to be the most vexing. Is a boat a building?

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AUSTRALIAN LITIGATION FUNDER IS PAYING FOR CLASS ACTION AGAINST SOUTHERN RESPONSE

Claims Funding Australia has announced it will back the class action by Southern Response customers who were allegedly misled about the estimated cost of repairing or rebuilding their homes damaged in the Canterbury Earthquakes.  

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HOMEOWNER’S CLAIMS AGAINST HER INSURANCE COMPANY & BROKER ALLOWED TO PROCEED

A Christchurch homeowner, suing her insurer and broker in respect of her under insured house, has successfully fended off strike out applications in the High Court.

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HEANEY & PARTNERS AWARDED BY HARCOURTS

Heaney & Partners won Business Partner of the Year at the annual Harcourts Bay of Islands Awards Dinner.

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MANDATORY REPORTING

Does a requirement to report a dismissal or resignation to a professional body override the full and final nature of a record of settlement?

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EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT LATEST

Corbin Child looks at recent amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000.

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