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  • Body Corporate Business Update August 2018

    31 July 2018

    Form MattersThe importance of the proper use of statutory forms should not be underestimated.Schedule 2 of the Unit Titles Regulations 2011 sets out 33 statutory forms. These forms are described in regulation 37 as “…prescribed as the forms to be used for the general matters to which the forms relate.”In Body Corporate 81026 v Jezma Pty Limited (TT, Appln No. 9006464, 14 May 2018) – a claim relating to unpaid levies a notice of resolution to be passed without general ...

  • Body Corporate Business Update July 2018

    3 July 2018

    COST RECOVERY FOR REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCEIn the context of repairs and maintenance, the question “who pays” is often the first – and last – issue to be addressed by a body corporate.The Unit Titles Act 2010 (UTA), confers on bodies corporate the power and duty to repair and maintain common property. It also gives bodies corporate the power and duty to repair and maintain an owner’s principal unit where the work is important to the integrity of the development as ...

  • New People at Glaister Ennor

    14 June 2018

     Peter LiaoPeter Liao is a Senior Associate in the Corporate and Commercial team at Glaister Ennor. He specialises in corporate and commercial law, as well as commercial property. Peter has extensive experience in advising small start-up companies, large international corporate clients, luxury goods companies as well as commercial property developers and leading manufacturers and distributors. Kishen KommuKishen Kommu is an Associate in the litigation and disputes resolution team. He specialises in providing strategic advice and advocating for clients in litigious matters ...

  • Employment Updates

    14 June 2018

    Sale of Business – Redundancy                          It is easy to overlook the fact that on the sale or transfer of a business many employees may be affected or have their employment terminated. It is important to be aware of, and exercise the ongoing duty of, good faith, which requires an employer to consult with employees where a proposal to sell or transfer all or part of a business might impact ...

  • Have Good Reasons to Change Your Will

    14 June 2018

    The recent Court of Appeal decision of Loosely v. Powell [2018] NZCA 3 concerned the will of the late Allison Slater, a childless widow who died in May 2014 aged 64.An earlier will signed in 2011, the year Allison was diagnosed with cancer, divided the residue of her substantial estate equally between her five nieces and nephews. The beneficiaries were her sister Jennifer’s two sons, her sister Barbara’s twin children and an English nephew of Allison’s late husband.Six days before ...

  • Removal of Incapacitated Trustees & Vesting Orders in Trust Property

    14 June 2018

    Removal of incapacitated trustees & vesting orders in trust propertyIncapacity is a legal term of art that means a trustee lacks the mental capacity to manage their own affairs. In the context of trusts, this could lead to the situation where an incapacitated trustee is unable to exercise their duties in the best interests of the beneficiaries of a trust. As trustees of a trust are required to act unanimously, this can make it impossible for the trust to be ...