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Insights into the Life Cycle of a Civil District Court File

Seminar Paper | Presenters: His Honour Judge Harrison; Andrew Gilchrist, Barrister, Southern Cross Chambers; Rowena Tyler, Service Manager, Civil Case Management Team, Auckland District Court | Chair: His Honour Judge Harrison Much about what happens behind the scenes once civil proceedings are commenced in the District Court remains something of a mystery, even to seasoned litigators. These materials offer a rare opportunity to discover more about the workings of the Court, and to gain a better understanding of the various stages and procedures that may be encountered on the way to a final hearing and beyond from the Court’s perspective. It also provides invaluable insights into how to avoid the numerous pitfalls that can occur along the way.

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Sentencing

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Julie-Anne Kincade, Barrister; Kris Gledhill, Professor, AUT | Chair: Her Honour Judge Johns The Court of Appeal has expressed interest in revisiting the main principles underlying the Sentencing Act 2002, which requires lawyers to probe whether developed practices such as guideline judgments are proper. These materials examine the potential arguments that arise under the Sentencing Act to challenge the high rates of imprisonment in New Zealand. Are the sentencing levels correct? What are some of the innovative sentencing arguments you could make? They also focus on the Court of Appeal judgment in Zhang v The Queen which focuses on sentencing in methamphetamine cases.

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Amalgamations: Getting the Application Right

Webinar Paper | Presenters: Calantha Juneja and David Josland, Senior Solicitors, Auckland Legal Team, NZ Companies Office, Market Services, MBIE The Registrar of Companies has rejected a significant number of amalgamation applications in recent months, mainly due to a number of common errors being made. In these materials, specially tailored for lawyers, two senior solicitors from the Companies Office will address these errors as well as provide practical tips to assist with lodging amalgamation applications. It will be beneficial for both first-time and veteran users of the Companies Office online amalgamation service.

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Giving it Away Before Death: The Ins and Outs of Gifting

Webinar Paper | Presenter: Alison Gilbert, Partner, Brookfields Gifting as an estate planning tool or as a way of assisting children into the property market is increasingly common. These materials look first at what needs to be done to make a valid gift and issues such as the mental capacity to do so. They also focus on how to deal with undue influence from family members wanting gifts made in their favour and issues that arise in respect of relationship property, the Family Protection Act 1955 and the Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act 1949. Based on the session on gifting at Cradle to Grave 2019.

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Your Legal Business: Working Flexibly — Making it Work from All Sides

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Trina Lincoln, Associate General Counsel – Construction, Housing New Zealand; Kylie Mooney, Chief Executive Officer, Meredith Connell; Sarah Pilcher, Principal, The Franchise Lawyer; Paula Williams, People and Culture Director, Simpson Grierson | Chair: Geoff Hardy, Partner, Martelli McKegg Chances are, you’ve heard of flexible working. It’s also likely that you are working flexibly, perhaps without even realising it. These materials provide candid insights, both personal and professional, about what flexible working is, the numerous reasons why it’s being adopted, the challenges it presents, and how it can (and can’t) be achieved in the legal arena.

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