Ludo Campbell-Reid a leading designer, urban planner and trend-setter in Auckland. A visionary who speaks about Auckland’s future as a global city and potential New Zealand has to make great cities. In a Ted Talk, he says “We should be selling our brainpower to the world. We are the...
As a landlord, you have a vested interest in knowing who your tenants are. It's important to get a good background check before you rent your property. But as you get your background checks, it's also important to know what to ignore. Some things are obvious red flags, but...
Seattle being the top most populated city in the Washington district has its own perks. You’ll get to see the best of the best there and worst of the worst at the same time. Being the most populated means being the most industrialized and modernized and with that comes...
Most businesses need to interact with other businesses, the general public and government agencies on a daily basis. However, many legal issues can arise through these interactions and require assistance from business lawyers. Business law involves many different legal disciplines, including taxes, intellectual property, real estate, employment and bankruptcy,...
There was a time when being a lawyer was easy – at least that was what the average ‘man on the street’ commonly believes.  All you needed to do was to pick a practice area and put out your shingle and the clients would come strolling through your door. However,...
Conveyancing refers to both the transfer of property ownership from one person to the other, and the allocation of a duty on property, like a mortgage or a lien. This procedure may be intricate, and anyone without the legal know how, should contact professionals in the business who can...
When you win or settle a lawsuit, you are often entitled to a sum of money. This ranges from a few pennies (if you’re part of a huge class-action suit, for example) to hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. If you’re entitled to a lawsuit settlement, here...
A claim of wrongful death is a special personal injury lawsuit. This is when a victim is killed because of the intentional act or negligence of the plaintiff. The law allows the deceased person’s relatives to file a case against the plaintiff. However, the deceased’s personal estate representative is...
Small business owners, while launching their new business, have a lot of matters to plan for and think about. Forming the company, bringing in finance, hiring employees, and setting up the office space are just a few of the tasks that would keep an entrepreneur up all night. One...
Arbitration is one of those words that people are sometimes intimidated by. After all, arbitration is only needed when two or more people cannot agree on something, and when there is extreme conflict that cannot be resolved on its own. However, these days there are numerous professional arbitration experts...