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Our legal and management teams regularly produce, update and publish articles and informatory brochures on legal topics that are of interest to our clients and the wider community. A selection of these, along with the latest firm news and announcements can be accessed at the following links.

Franklin Law acquires Mason Lawrie Law

Franklin Law is pleased to announce its recent acquisition of Waiuku law firm Mason Lawrie Law, providing Waiuku clients and ...
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Who will make my decisions for me if I lose mental capacity?

Why do I need an EPOA? A common misconception is that if you lose mental capacity your spouse, partner or ...
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Richard House and Daniel Cowan - Franklin Law

Patumahoe Primary School Library renovation

Patumahoe Primary School Library redeco When Patumahoe Primary School lead, Jade Tawhiti, mentioned the school librarians would like their space ...
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Experience and expertise in property projects

Experience and expertise in property projects Franklin’s population has exploded over the past decade and incredibly there’s still more to ...
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Support of Waiuku Primary assists chess-mad children

Firm supports Waiuku Primary encouraging chess-playing students Children at Waiuku Primary are schooling up on the moves and strategies associated ...
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Your place + AirBnB = tax ramifications to consider

Your property as a potential AirBnB The latest hot part-time business is Airbnb. Property owners are finding it easy to ...
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Significant changes incoming to Contract and Commercial Law

Significant changes incoming to Contract and Commercial Law Wide ranging changes have just come into play to a number of ...
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What is ‘fair’ when it comes to retailers and fair trading?

In the eye of the beholder –  the Fair Trading Act “We are concerned that some retailers may be misleading ...
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Landlords responsibilities when leasing commercial premises

Landlord's responsibilities - Commercial leases A common part of a commercial lawyer's practice is drafting Deeds of Lease for commercial ...
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In support of Pukekohe AFC

In support of Pukekohe AFC Franklin Law staff were pleased to support Pukekohe AFC Football at their 'Just for Kicks' ...
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Lawyer wanted for our busy Commercial Team

Lawyer wanted for our busy Commercial Team Franklin Law is expanding and we’re looking for a commercial lawyer to slot ...
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No warranties provided? No problem

No warranties provided? No problem May 2017 In recent times, there has been a rise in house and land packages ...
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Standard terms- pitfalls often overlooked

Standard terms - pitfalls often overlooked May 2017 As a purchaser of a property the principle of “caveat emptor” (let the ...
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Vendor’s options when purchaser fails to settle

Vendor's options when purchaser fails to settle May 2017 If a purchaser fails to settle on the day of settlement, what ...
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Enduring Powers of Attorney

Changes imminent for Enduring Powers of Attorney Forms

Changes imminent for Enduring Powers of Attorney Forms 1 March 2017 Enduring powers of attorney are arguably just as important ...
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Getting your Terms of Trade right is important

Terms of Trade

TERMS OF TRADE Why do you need Terms of Trade? The old Kiwi attitude of “she’ll be right” can leave ...
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Property Sharing Agreements Franklin Law

Property sharing agreements

Property sharing agreements Recent media headlines suggest that property ownership sharing arrangements may become a growing trend in Auckland. While ...
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Trust beneficiary - Franklin Law

Beneficiaries’ entitlement to trust information

Beneficiaries' entitlement to trust information As a trustee what do you do when a beneficiary of a family trust asks ...
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