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The middle stages of a relationship property matter will determine whether the parties go to court or reach a negotiated settlement. This On Demand webinar outlines disclosure obligations and entitlements, set out approaches to negotiation, and highlight ‘red flags’ should a matter proceed to court. 

Learning outcomes

In the context of a ‘standard’ relationship property matter:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of your obligations and entitlements around disclosure; 
  • Gain insights into the different approaches to negotiation, and their relative suitability depending on the parties and circumstances; and
  • Receive a ‘red flags’ checklist for when a matter proceeds to court. 

Who should view? 

Family and relationship property lawyers with up to 3 years’ PQE.

Related actvities

The first webinar in this series 'Relationship Property Fundamentals: Preliminary Stages' provides practical guidance on how to open a client file in the vital early stages, what to cover at the initial interview and how to correspond with the other lawyer/party are key. Click here for further details and to purchase On Demand.

The third webinar in this series 'Relationship Property Fundamentals: Final Stages' addresses hearing-related matters, such as procedure, evidence and argument, to assist practitioners to maximise the chances of a successful outcome for their clients. Click here for further details and to purchase On Demand.


Claudia Farry

Claudia specialises in complex relationship property cases, often involving trusts.   She was admitted to the bar in 1999 and has practiced as a barrister sole since that time.  She is now a member of O'Connell Street Barristers.  Claudia has also practiced extensively in the area of Human Rights law and draws on this experience in her current practice, particularly when interviewing clients which, in relationship property matters, is often an emotionally challenging experience for them. 

Zara Matheson

Zara specialises in medical law, trusts, estates and relationship property law, and has practised in these areas since 1996.  Zara has appeared in the Family Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.  Prior to going to the bar, Zara was a senior solicitor in Russell McVeagh's Auckland litigation department.   Zara has also taught the litigation component of the College of Law's professionals course. 


Antonia Fisher QC