Past Opinions

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

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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.

24 May 2016 | Richard Williams

Enduring Powers of Attorney

EPAs in a nutshell

21 July 2015 | Richard Williams, Solicitor

Choosing the Right Business Structure

Richard provides us with a simple and informative explanation of different business structure options.

27 June 2015 | Richard Williams, Associate

My Top Ten MUST DOs (and some Don'ts) for Prospective House Hunters

Buying a house is exciting but it can be stressful and confusing too. Richard Williams tells us what you should and shouldn't do if you are on the hunt for a new home. ...

17 June 2015 | Richard Williams, Solicitor

The Low Down on Non-Disclosure Agreements

If you want to protect your information and ideas from being shared without your permission, you need a Non Disclosure Agreement.

15 June 2015 | Richard Williams, Solicitor

Copyright & Photographs - Think twice before posting that photo on ...

Richard is our resident expert on Intellectual Property Law. This article sheds some light on who owns what when it comes to sharing photographs.

17 May 2015 | Alexa Mihailoff

Have You Cottoned On to the New Tea Break Law?

Recent changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 took effect on 6 March 2015 and are already making headline news. How could they affect your business?

10 February 2015 | Richard Williams

Presenting Billings' Life Planning and Asset Protection Team

This is a one-stop legal team specialising in the law relating to clients who are nearing, or have reached retirement age.