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Vaccinations in the workplace
New Zealand’s current approach to the COVID-19 pandemic is to stick with its elimination strategy for as long as it takes to achieve a safe level of the population...
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Lane Neave sponsors prestigious Keystone Trust
Lane Neave is delighted to have committed to sponsorship of Keystone Trust, supporting the important...
Lane Neave nominated for three New Zealand law awards
Lane Neave and one of its Senior Associates have been named in three categories...
Proposed limits on artificial intelligence
On 22 April 2021, the European Commission proposed that the European Parliament and the...
Navigating a competitive business purchase process
We continue to see and hear that it is a “seller’s market” in the...
Here we go again, again – lockdown 2021 employment considerations
With the arrival of the COVID-19 Delta-variant in the community the country has swiftly...
Immigration confusion – a sustained loss of traction
Many of you may have questioned why you have not heard from us for...
Are delays in the hearing of sexual harassment cases affecting access to justice?
If a person has been sexually harassed during their employment, they can elect to...
New frontier in contractual interpretation
The recent Supreme Court decision Bathurst Resources Ltd v L & M Coal Holdings Ltd (Bathurst...
Fatigue in the workplace
As we proceed well into the throes of winter it’s that time of year...
Proposed Otago RPS notified – submit by 3 September
Otago Regional Council (ORC) has notified its Proposed Otago Regional Policy Statement (RPS), which...
10 solicitors move up in mid-year promotions
Lane Neave is delighted to announce 10 mid-year promotions of our top-performing solicitors. The...
No jab, no job: authority to determine justifiability
It is arguably the (employment law) question of 2021: can employers terminate their employees...
Employment Law reform: what’s changed and what’s on the horizon?
2021 is shaping up to be a big year for changes to employment law....
Buying or investing in New Zealand business: update
In news welcomed by overseas businesses looking to expand into New Zealand, the Government...
Private Wire Power Purchase Agreements explained
While Private Wire Power Purchase Agreements (PWPPA) have enjoyed popularity overseas, they have to...
Crossing the ditch: it’s not all bubbly  
Ever since the long-promised Trans-Tasman travel bubble became a reality on 19 April 2021,...
Overseas investment regime update
Over the past few years, we have seen broad reforms of the New Zealand...
24 July 2021 – save the date
Employers and employees finally have a concrete date to work with. The Holidays (Increasing...