Please note all of our news and articles are for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. For advice tailored to your circumstances please contact your Saunders & Co lawyer. As well as providing regular news updates on the feed adjacent, we also provide a personalised news email service. Contact us if you wish to be added to the mailing list.


14 April 2020

Family Support Services

Family Violence: support is readily available during lockdown  There is concern for the increased risk of family violence incidents during, and following, the lockdown period.

Read More

8 April 2020

Tax Considerations for Returning Kiwis

When returning to New Zealand tax is most likely one of the last things people consider (if they consider it at all).

Read More

6 April 2020

Force Majeure Clauses

Does your contract contain a force majeure clause entitling a party to suspend the performance of its contractual obligations, without incurring any liability? If you’re unsure of the relevance of your force majeure clause and how it may be applied...

Read More

6 April 2020

Support for Businesses during COVID-19

Introduction   0n 3 April 2020, the Government has proposed further measures to support businesses by way of introducing new legislative changes to the Companies Act.

Read More

6 April 2020

How to Divide Joint Assets

Contracting Out Agreements   (commonly known as pre-nuptial agreements)   Being in national lockdown in response to COVID-19 is a difficult time for everyone. Many couples will find it puts pressure on their relationship.

Read More

5 April 2020

Shared Care of Children

COVID-19, Alert Level 4 and what it means for contact and care arrangements for children   The elevation by the Government of the COVID Alert Level to Level 4, and the institution of a nationwide lockdown, has given rise to a lot...

Read More