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Covid-19 - How can we help you?

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We can assist clients with specific Covid-19 related issues or concerns, as well as standard legal services.


Resource Centre - advice for Commercial clients, Business owners, Employers, Property owners/sellers and those who may have questions around Family issues or Trusts & Estates:

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How can we help you?

If you have any questions or concerns about how Covid-19 is impacting you or your business then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Specifically we can offer advice to clients on:

Employment and workplace matters:

  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Sick leave and leave entitlements;
  • Wage subsidies;
  • Staff communication (eg. self isolation rules);
  • Health & safety obligations;
  • Employee redundancy or restructure processes which may be necessary down the track;
  • Support and advice around the government’s economic package for businesses.

Business and commercial matters:

  • Contract advice and obligations - including force majeure;
  • Consideration as to solvent trading;
  • Advice around restructuring options;
  • Leasing - landlords and tenants. 

Family law

  • Care and shared parenting arrangements

Litigation and dispute resolution:

  • Debt recovery options;
  • Disputes with other parties;
  • Advice where a claim or recovery action has been taken against you by another party.


  • Advice on buying and selling property;
  • Advice on approaching your Bank regarding Mortgage payments or repayment holidays;
  • Mortgage obligations;
  • Bidding at auctions remotely;
  • Signing documents remotely;
  • Kiwisaver and Homestart grant documents and using the same to buy property;
  • Residential tenancy obligations.

Trusts & Estates:

  • Enduring powers of attorney;
  • Wills and estate planning;
  • Trusts and asset protection.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch.


Important links

Following are links to helpful information and resouces which you and your business may find useful: – government information relating to Covid-19 and how it may affect your business.

The Canterbury Chamber of Commerce - Covid-19 support page for businesses.

Ministry of Health.