One area of my law practice that I have noticed has been growing in the last 6 months or so, has been the area of refinancing.
Studies estimate that up to 40 % of New Zealanders do not have a Will!
Have you ever wondered if a Family Trust is something that you really need? Would you like to know
more about Family Trusts and how they can benefit
They say that time flies when you are having fun! Sometimes I find it hard to believe that it was February 2011 that Whitmarsh Law first opened for business and seven years later the firm has continued to grow and grow. Originally just me, a dream, and a four year lease, the firm now has […]
The Government introduced a Supplementary Order Paper to a Bill already in Parliament for the extension of the two year Bright-line test to five years. The two year Bright-line test was brought in for Sale and Purchase Agreements entered into on or after 1 October 2015 and taxes capital gains on the sale of residential […]
From 1 July 2018 the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 extended its application to now include law firms. As a result we are now subject to a comprehensive compliance regime which includes an obligation to obtain, verify and maintain information, including identification, in respect of new and existing clients. As part […]