Jul 4, 2024

NZ Post has discontinued their mail forwarding service for PO Boxes. This change has implications for our mail handling. Read on for what this means to you ...

Apr 29, 2024

We outline three essential steps to follow when dealing with a challenging separation scenario.

Apr 9, 2024

Dealing with higher interest rates and the increasing costs of living can make obtaining your ‘first home plates’ challenging. However, there are some steps you can take to make your journey towards homeownership a bit smoother. Read on ...

Apr 3, 2024

Exciting announcement for BCH Law! Our Associate, Jude Spicer, is stepping up as a Director at the firm joining Nikki Burley, Tom Castle and Holly Hawkins.

Dec 18, 2023

Our office will be closed for the Christmas break from 12pm on Friday 22nd December and will re-open at 8.30am on Monday 8th January 2024. This year we've made a donation to St Peters in the City who annually host a community Christmas dinner for the homeless, those in need and people who are alone. This generous gesture accommodates up to 250 people including children each Christmas!

Oct 30, 2023

Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd was one of our largest construction companies. The fallout was spectacular and widely felt when it went into receivership and liquidation in 2013. Unsecured creditors were left being owed approximately $110 million.

Oct 17, 2023

In the dynamic landscape of New Zealand's workforce, determining the employment status of workers has become a crucial task for businesses. The distinction between an employee and a contractor holds significant legal implications, impacting rights, entitlements, and responsibilities for both parties involved. This article delves into the intricacies of this classification, shedding light on the key factors that distinguish an employee from a contractor under New Zealand law.

Oct 17, 2023

When someone has died, it is helpful for their solicitor to be contacted. The solicitor can check the person’s last Will, to see if it included a preference for burial or cremation, or other funeral instructions.

Sep 26, 2023

A business is something you invest your time, energy, money, and sometimes dreams into. Whether you’re starting from the ground up, or investing in a long-established business, we can add value for you. Most likely you’ll be entering a world of contracts with landlords, employees, suppliers, and customers. We can walk that journey with you, to provide sound legal advice.

Sep 7, 2023

Where there's a Will, there's a way! We've partnered with The Acorn Foundation and Waipuna Hospice this September for Wills month. We're offering free simple Wills and updates to existing Wills. Get in touch with one of our friendly team to find out more: enquiries@bchlaw.co.nz or call 07 928 9000.

Aug 10, 2023

You may have heard the word ‘caveat’ batted around while waiting in line for your coffee in downtown Tauranga or in the latest legal drama on Netflix but what actually is a caveat?

Jul 27, 2023

When drafting Wills, it is common for a couple to leave their entire estate to each other and to provide that after the death of both of them, their estate will pass to their children in equal shares. But what happens if you have children from a prior relationship?