Past Opinions

Here you’ll find the complete backlog of all our Opinion articles.

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14 June 2017 | Richard Williams

"Lock it or Lose it” – The Importance of Asset Protection for Business ...

Owning a business is extremely rewarding, but it’s not without risk.

31 March 2017 | Alexa Carey, Associate

Spousal Maintenance - What Is It And What Are Your Rights?

A spousal maintenance order requires one party to a relationship to provide for the reasonable financial needs of their partner when a relationship ends. Read on to ...

20 December 2016 | Billings Your Lawyers

Merry Christmas

Seasons greetings from all of us at Billings.

26 September 2016 | Richard Williams

WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS A SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENT

A Shareholders Agreement contains a set of tailor made private rules that bind the shareholders and the company to act in a way that all parties have agreed to.

22 September 2016 | Learndra Hurliman/Alexa Mihailoff

Legal Aid - How it Works

If you or someone you know needs Legal Aid but you are unsure about what it involves here is a helpful summary.

18 August 2016 | Alexa Mihailoff

Redundancy and Restructuring – Protecting Your Interests as an Employer ...

If you are an employer or employee and you would like guidance around the restructure and redundancy process to ensure your interests are protected, contact us.

09 August 2016 | Richard Williams/Alexa Mihailoff

HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE - EMPLOYER FINED $40,000 FOR WORKPLACE INJURY ...

Employee's actions don't negate employer's obligations under HSE legislation

02 August 2016 | Richard Williams/Jo Reweti

BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME WITH KIWISAVER

You may be eligible to access one or all of three government home ownership products designed to help people on low or fixed incomes into their own homes

02 August 2016 | Richard Williams

Buying a Home - Your Guide

If you're looking at buying a new home, you may be finding the whole process a little overwhelming and confusing. This guide will help make the process a little ...

27 July 2016 | Richard Williams

FARM SUCCESSION PLANNING

Great succession planning is about farming families having a clear vision for the future

08 June 2016 | Richard Williams

RETIREMENT VILLAGES AND THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING A UNIT

While the Retirement Villages Act 2003 provides some protection (and guidance) for residents of retirement villages, it is always a good idea to get expert advice ...

01 June 2016 | Richard Williams

Ownership and Commercialisation of Intellectual Property (“IP”)

Steps taken in the formation and structuring of the business will often be essential to realizing the true benefits of IP.